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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #315 on: February 07, 2018, 01:12:52 AM »
Is that last picture one of the places that need drainage? I noticed the water.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #316 on: February 07, 2018, 01:57:47 AM »
Actually, that was ice..

When the railroad shut down, the trees grew and plugged lots of drainage. Then they logged in there and took care of the rest of it. The water does not stay long. So it filters out someplace. Someone dug a trench years ago across the grade, and most of the water drains through that. My plan is to put an 18 inch culvert there, and that will improve the drainage.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #317 on: February 07, 2018, 02:01:22 AM »
Mother Nature has blessed us again with a fluctuating brook. Ice is still there, but doubt it is safe..

Good thing that large pine was taken down last Saturday.  Timing is everything!

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #318 on: February 10, 2018, 07:49:46 PM »
Just a little limbing today, and cut some smaller stuff. Everything was sticky, and gloves got wet..

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #319 on: February 11, 2018, 01:21:23 AM »
I'll bet that those driving by on 218 are more than a bit curious as to what's going on. ;)

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #320 on: February 14, 2018, 09:43:28 PM »
What is the status of the actual bridge? Is it fully assembled?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #321 on: February 14, 2018, 10:36:28 PM »
Basically assembled, it needs the "outrigger" supports to be installed, the sheathing installed, and there's some additional cross bracing needed.