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Camden County Route 5 -- August 2006 Photos

Photos from August 28 - Sept. 1:

Drill rig prepares area for bridge pilings

A drill rig continues to bore holes for bridge pilings. Holes are dug to check for rock and assure that the bridge supports will be placed on a solid base.


Photos from August 21-25:

Crews excavate 29,000 cubic yards in a 12-hour day.

Anywhere from 10-16 pieces of equipment work on excavation for the Lake Road 5-89 bridge. They moved approximately 29,000 cubic yards of material in a 12-hour shift at this location.

Huge boulder from construction site.

Big rocks require big machinery! A huge boulder was unearthed during the excavation for the Lake Road 5-89 bridge. It's being pushed by a D11 Caterpillar, one of the largest bulldozers available.


Photos from August 14-18:

Drilling holes for bridge supports.

A drill rig bores holes in the ground in preparation for the Lake Road 5-89 bridge. The holes are dug for the pilings that support the bridge deck.


Photos from August 7-11:

Congressman Skelton talks with a MoDOT employee.

On Thursday, August 10, Congressman Ike Skelton toured the Camden County Route 5 construction site. Joe Martin, a MoDOT construction employee, tells Congressman Skelton how the culvert box behind them will help control drainage through the area.

Roger Schwartze talks to reporters.

MoDOT Central District Engineer Roger Schwartze tells reporters and other state and local officials about the progress made so far on the grading and excavation.

Tour group filmed on local television station.

A local television station films Congressman Skelton's tour of the project area. Several other state and local officials, including State Rep. Wayne Cooper and Camdenton Mayor Kerry Shannon, accompanied him on the tour.


Photos from July 31 - August 4:

Dump truck unloads its haul so a bull dozer can work it into a fill area.

This truck can hold approximately 60 cubic yards of earth. Once the truck is loaded, it moves to another location at the site and dumps its haul so a bull dozer can work it into a fill area.

Specially-designed drainage pipe.

The walls of our 84-inch diameter pipes are specially designed to support an enormous amount of weight. The pipes will eventually be covered by 65 feet of fill dirt.


July 2006 Photos

June 2006 Photos

May 2006 Photos

Camden County Route 5 -- What's Happening Now

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