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1

What phases should be completed before backfilling for rough grade?

Sewer and water lines
draintile
waterproofing
inspections
Footers and walls

2

What establishes the final grade, and who is responsible for it?

the plot plan establishes final grade and the excavator is responsible for it

3

How far below the bottom of the lowest framing member should the final grade be held at a minimum?

8" code requirement

4

What types of equipment are used to grade a typical lot?

loader, bobcat, and hauler

5

When grading a home, how far away from the foundation should a piece of equipment stay?

away from the over dig

6

What is a swale?

a swale is where designed grade is directing water to drain away form the house

7

when are walks and driveways cut?

during rough grade

8

What is the purpose of a retaining wall?

retaining wall is used to support a steep drop in grade from having sediment and erosion problems

9

What is a deadman?

Anchors retaining wall