Original construction

Original construction

The portion of a building or structure that was present when it was first built; may remain intact or have been subsequently altered or obscured by addition.

original construction

That part of a building that was constructed at a time when the building was first erected, as opposed to additions, alterations, and reconstructions at a later date.
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Project Description : Existing road pavement in poor condition due to inadequate original construction.
Conventional asphalt cracks and requires maintenance between original construction and repaving.
The foundation has prepared an architectural study of the historical mosque to determine the materials used in the original construction and the shape of its doors and windows, and then rebuilt the collapsed parts to preserve its originality and historical value.
The refinery's original construction and units had cost $1.
Original construction of the King Edward Inn was commissioned by brewery Mitchells & Butlers and designed by local architects Wood and Kendrick, which also designed other buildings for the brewery.
It also provides insight into how to comply with PHMSA within days, even if you can't verify the integrity of your pipeline using original construction codes or if the pipe contains flaws, has been damaged, or has aged.
This eliminated a dangerous junction which dated back to the original construction of the underpass and appears to have been overlooked when the dual carriageway was built later.
This original construction was almost identical to a bridge in Berlin (one end in the West, one in the East) stretching over a length of water and known as the "Gleinicke" Bridge.
There were aspects of the original construction methods and detailing" characteristic of publicly funded buildings in the "70s" that created conditions which exacerbated water infiltration," Briggs explained.
Balfour Beatty CEO Andrew McNaughton said: "The Middle East is a growth region for the group and we are very pleased to continue our partnership with Emr Properties on the development of downtown Dubai which builds on the original construction of the Dubai Mall.
The Talyllyn Railway has a number of older buildings from when the railway was constructed, in 1865, and is working with Coleg Meirion Dwyfor in Dolgellau to make replacement doors and windows representative of the original construction, thus returning the buildings to closer to their "as built" condition.
The original construction schedule for the Billy Earl Dade Middle School was 14 months, risking failure to meet the start of 2013-14 classes.

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