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Filling the low spots
This was the Placer County project to eliminate standing water on the Rubicon Trail by bringing in dirt and filling in the low spots
Date(s): December 21, 2013. Album by Doug Barr. 1 - 24 of 34 Total. 737 Visits.
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The issue: water on the trail

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Bring in dirt

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1200 cubic yards of dirt

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Move it with BIG trucks

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Big truck on a narrow trail

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Dump it and spread it around

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Previous water issue on the trail...

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Becomes filled in

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Before...

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Before...

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...after!

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Creek crossing after the fill material, looking north

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Same crossing looking south

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After some rain, north

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After some rain, south

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After FOTR hardened the crossing, north

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Crossing hardened, south

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Uneven trail before

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Same area after

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That standing water before...

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Water hole filled!

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Further along that old water hole

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Second standing water hole before...

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Same second water hole filled in and looking from a different direction

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