Procedure For Doing Earthwork in Cutting
The earthwork in cutting or say excavation is carried out in the following steps:
1. Setting Out
After cleaning the site the limits of excavation are set out true to lines, curves, slopes, grades and sections as per approved drawings.
2. Stripping And Storing Top Soil
After setting out the limits the top soil of the is stripped to the specific depth and stored at suitable location.
The excavation is done only using bulldozers, scrapers, power shovels, hoes etc. However in small projects excavation is carried out manually using hand tools, suitable side slopes are provided as per nature of soils.