March 2, 2011 - Town of Cumberland

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March 2, 2011 - Town of Cumberland

SITE VISIT REPORTProject Site:Raven Farm Sub StationOak Project: 104.06049Date: March 2, 2011Weather:Partly cloudy; mid 30’s; snow squallsSite Visit By: Steve Johnson at 15:30Equipment/staff on site: Site Superintendent (GC: Shaw Brothers), Several excavators, site dump trucks, dozers,loader with broom; Construction Superintendent (Burns & McDonnell), Construction Superintendent (Cianbro),Logging equipment (Beaulieu) including skidder, chipper, harvester and chip trucks, but no crew. CMP linerepresentative. Air track drilling rig and blasting mats and crew (Maine Drilling and Blasting).Clearing operations are complete on the easterly side of the site. There is a small area on the north westerly sidethat has not yet been cleared due to the close proximity of a protected resource. Special safeguards will be put inplace prior to completing this small area of clearing. It is anticipated that wood processing will continue forseveral days.General contractor stripping overburden and trucking material off site and back hauling sand. It is anticipated thata crushing plant will be mobilized soon to process structural fill.Drilling contractor continuing to drill bedrock in preparation for blasting. John Marotte indicated that theContractor obtained a blasting permit from the Town of Cumberland yesterday. It is anticipated that the firstcharge will be detonated early afternoon tomorrow. Spoke with blasting contractor who indicated that chargeswill be well covered with mats and all safety precautions will be followed.Reviewed condition of fill site on Doughty Road and project entrance on Greely Road for track out issues. Notedthat there is little, if any, track out at time of site visit and it appears that the Contractor is keeping on top of theissue.Noted that the Doughty Road fill site has been closed for the time being, due to the road postings.No concerns noted.400 Commercial Street • Suite 404 • Portland, ME 04101T: 207.772.2004 • F: 207.772.3248Brown’s Wharf • Newburyport, MA 01950T: 978.465.9877 • F: 978.465.2986www.oakengineers.com


March 2, 2011: View of site looking northerly.400 Commercial Street • Suite 404 • Portland, ME 04101T: 207.772.2004 • F: 207.772.3248Brown’s Wharf • Newburyport, MA 01950T: 978.465.9877 • F: 978.465.2986www.oakengineers.com


March 2, 2011: View of easterly side of site. Note clearing limits have been reached..400 Commercial Street • Suite 404 • Portland, ME 04101T: 207.772.2004 • F: 207.772.3248Brown’s Wharf • Newburyport, MA 01950T: 978.465.9877 • F: 978.465.2986www.oakengineers.com

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