Flashcards in Backfill & Final Grade Deck (9)
What phases should be completed before backfilling for rough grade?
Sewer and water lines
Footers and walls
What establishes the final grade, and who is responsible for it?
the plot plan establishes final grade and the excavator is responsible for it
How far below the bottom of the lowest framing member should the final grade be held at a minimum?
8" code requirement
What types of equipment are used to grade a typical lot?
loader, bobcat, and hauler
When grading a home, how far away from the foundation should a piece of equipment stay?
away from the over dig
What is a swale?
a swale is where designed grade is directing water to drain away form the house
when are walks and driveways cut?
during rough grade
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