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Digging the Foundation Part 2

May 5-6, 2007

Here is a view of the asphalt section that had to be removed:

The loader end of the backhoe was able to lift pieces of the asphalt up in small to medium size pieces on this warm Saturday. I scored the white line with my circular saw equipped with a diamond cement-cutting blade to a depth of about 3/4". This was sufficient:

Clean break:

Here is a close up of the scored asphalt:

With the asphalt removed, I painted new digging guidelines:

First trench dug, over three feet deep, Sir, Inspector, Sir!

All trenches dug, checking trench bottoms with the water level:

Next: Trench Prep.