Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2018

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40 LC DBM Contractor: TDH Landscaping Designer: TDH Landscaping Location: Maryland Materials: CMUs reinforced with steel and concrete, red fascia brick (for corners), West Mountain fieldstone veneer, thermal bluestone caps with burned edge Dimensions: Columns – 6' tall x 2' wide x 2' deep; Wall – 3' to 5' tall x 80 lineal feet Crew Size/Project Length: 4 people/31 days Special Interest: Excavation for a frost-free footer about 5' wide was part of the install as was a poured-in-place, steel reinforced 8" concrete pad at the base of the footer. Back fill behind the wall used fabric, gravel and drain pipe. The wall also has weep holes. Top Contractor: Pinnacle Structures Location: Colorado Materials: Victorian Ashlar blocks Dimensions: 14,000 sq. ft. Crew Size/Project Length: 4-6 people/2 months Special Interest: The fiberglass pin system provided a "near vertical" setback construction option. Left The Wonder of Walls Whether constructed from natural or manmade materials, walls can serve the same functions as fences but most of them have a more important job – to hold back the earth – be it at a private residence, multifamily development, or commercial/industrial/municipal setting.

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