Contractor’s update – March

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of March. This is a PDF file: Building and Grounds Update 4-01-10

April 12, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Contractor’s update – January

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of December. This is a PDF file: Building and Grounds Update 2-04-10

February 4, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Contractor’s update – December

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of December. This is a PDF file: Building and Grounds Update 1-07-10

January 12, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Teen area

I know the teens are looking forward to having a space of their own at Eastern. This will show the progress that has been made since December 11, 2009. The teen area is only the space that is under and behind the soffit. The area in front of that is for the public computers. It […]

January 5, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Contractor’s update – November

Thanks to Bush Construction, we are showing the pictures they took to show the Library’s Building Committee the progress over the month of November. This is a PDF file. Building-and-Grounds-Update-12-3-09-2

December 16, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Foundations begin

As much as I want rain for my garden and sod, I do not want rain to halt progress on the building of the Eastern Ave branch. And although rain can be localized, I do not know of a way to make it so local that construction can continue and gardens can be watered. So […]

August 18, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Tree Planting

We had a very nice crowd for our tree planting on the Eastern Avenue Branch Library site today. If you were there, we thank you for celebrating with us. If you were not there, here are a few pictures of the ribbon cutting and tree planting. As always, our thanks go out to all the […]

July 31, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Engineered Fill

Wow, construction is not my area of expertise. I needed to ask questions of Ryan Schertz, the project superintendent of our site to see what all this equipment is doing. In the background you see a yellow excavator. This machine is taking the engineered fill off the pile and depositing it into dump trucks. The […]

July 28, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Berms

Yes, the work is continuing on the site. As I drive down Locust, I noticed recently when parking lots were created, berms were added. At our Eastern site, we are also putting in berms. So, why do we have berms? Berms are part of a bufferyard. According to the Davenport Municipal Code, a bufferyard is […]

June 25, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Topsoil Removed

As was pointed out in an earlier blog, location is of prime importance. It is necessary to be sure the right people will frequent a business or buy a home. Just ask any realtor! However, in construction, location is also important because of the foundation of the building. If the soil conditions are too marshy, […]

June 16, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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