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Fred Morse

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #615 on: June 27, 2018, 05:47:52 PM »
We've been chipping away at the pine pile at the North end this week. Three pickup truck loads taken over to Johnny. About 5 loads left.

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« Reply #616 on: June 27, 2018, 08:53:29 PM »
Very good Fred
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« Reply #617 on: June 28, 2018, 10:03:05 AM »
Hopefully, all the loads will be gone by the time I come up in mid July. ::)

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« Reply #618 on: June 28, 2018, 10:31:20 AM »
Oh good, you can help pick up the old ties from the spring work weekend.

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« Reply #619 on: June 28, 2018, 09:29:14 PM »
Another permit was completed tonight, ready for the presidential stamp of approval this weekend, provided he is available..
This one is for the second large culvert we need to install. 4 feet tall, 40 feet long.. Hope to mail on Monday.
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« Reply #620 on: June 28, 2018, 11:22:31 PM »
Mike, I’ll stop in on Saturday to sign it.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #621 on: June 30, 2018, 08:25:53 PM »
 Saturday morning I arrived to find contractor Jeff left 4 loads of the bony gravel..



After an hour..


Looking South from Location 15




Location 14, looking north toward 218



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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #622 on: June 30, 2018, 08:35:30 PM »
The contractor has also started work on filling in the slide at location 4 on the right of way down the mountain.

Excavator sitting on the right of way. The present end of track is about 50 ft behind the camera.



The slide area with new gravel going in place. The land slide area started right after the big pine tree on the left.

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« Reply #623 on: June 30, 2018, 10:24:21 PM »
Wow! massive earth works going on.  Real progress being made both on the ROW and on the bridge installation slide beams.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #624 on: July 01, 2018, 10:04:44 AM »
Mike,

How much has been graded south from 218?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #625 on: July 01, 2018, 10:50:56 AM »
How is the contractor compacting the new fill material at the slide location, and what is holding the bottom to keep it from moving again?

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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #626 on: July 01, 2018, 01:47:31 PM »
Jeff, we have made it within 50 feet of the Alna Shoreland Zone permitted area. That starts in the cut. One more load will do it.

Our contractor is using the same method he did with the fill of the washout last year, which is more compaction than the original had. Proper drainage and keeping the trees off the slope will help keep this stable for a long time.
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #627 on: July 01, 2018, 02:06:28 PM »
Two more questions:

Is the new fill on the slide wider on top than the original was?

Is the fill material falling to its angle of repose?
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Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« Reply #628 on: July 01, 2018, 03:20:54 PM »
Jeff, we have made it within 50 feet of the Alna Shoreland Zone permitted area. That starts in the cut. One more load will do it.

Our contractor is using the same method he did with the fill of the washout last year, which is more compaction than the original had. Proper drainage and keeping the trees off the slope will help keep this stable for a long time.

Once that 50 ft is graded, what's next?

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« Reply #629 on: July 01, 2018, 05:07:13 PM »

Once that 50 ft is graded, what's next?

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I go south. Contractor Jeff takes over.
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