clearing and grubbing


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clearing and grubbing

The stage of development in which vegetation is cleared from land (clearing) and a root rake or similar device employed to remove roots remaining in the soil (grubbing).The next stage is cutting and filling.

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The project consists of furnishing and installing the following items: clearing and grubbing, traffic control, erosion control, seeding and sod,
Totaling $788,533, the contract awarded in Coal Township, Northumberland County will fund the implementation of an erosion and sediment control plan, clearing and grubbing vegetation, grading 490,740 cubic yards, excavating 2,050 cubic yards for drainage, lining 1,540 square yards of rock, and seeding 73.
Construction of Phase I of the project is anticipated to begin November 2013 and includes the excavation of a detention pond, construction of concrete slope paving, clearing and grubbing, and installation of erosion protection measures such as rip rap, block matting, and turf reinforced matting.