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#6010160 - 11/04/15 07:40 AM Rain damage on your place..
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Loc: Fort Worth - Hunt in Eastland ...
Just wondering what last weeks rain did to your hunting area. My land was fine in my hunting area, but I could not get in because the rain washed out a brand new, one week old, $4,000 culvert from the road.
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#6010192 - 11/04/15 08:03 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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OUCH!!!
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#6010239 - 11/04/15 08:34 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Looks like you need a bigger or double that size tin horn. The good news is most of the road base is still there and the tin horn. Just going to take a bit more cash to repair that. I am lucky in that I have a place that drains away from the high spot my house sits on. The rest is a gentle slope so the water is moving through grass and brush to slow it down before it exits my place.
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#6010248 - 11/04/15 08:39 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Not sure what your flow line is like in that ditch, but my first impression is you need to bury that CMP a bit deeper. If you can get 2' of cover over it, that's ideal and be sure to compact your fill around the pipe with a jumping jack which you can rent as that dirt mixed with that small rock will wash out every time under those conditions and in heavy rains.
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#6010270 - 11/04/15 08:50 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Was or is this entrance off a state maintained highway right of way?
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#6010271 - 11/04/15 08:50 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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I'm almost afraid to go see my place in Nacogdoches. It floods with anything over a few inches" of rain and they got that 3 weeks in a row if thurs/Fri forecast comes true.

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#6010282 - 11/04/15 08:56 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Looks like the water washed away the loose soil that was used to backfill the culvert. Adding concrete to the entry side would help a lot, especially with more rains coming!!!

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#6010423 - 11/04/15 10:02 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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top of culvert not even below grade (red), and no-way covered over enough (yellow = 2" ??) to handle rated load.
This install is doomed in every way possible.



I had a 30' oak fall over, but it was half rotted anyway - edge of field, so no damage or worries, just plenty of firewood!

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#6010453 - 11/04/15 10:20 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Yep, I think you get a do-over on the culvert install. I'm assuming you did it yourself?
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#6010494 - 11/04/15 10:40 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: stxranchman]
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Loc: Fort Worth - Hunt in Eastland ...
Yes, this is the entrance off a hwy onto my property.
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#6010495 - 11/04/15 10:40 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Who installed it?
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#6010497 - 11/04/15 10:41 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Cast]
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No, I did not do it myself, I paid a company to do it.
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#6010499 - 11/04/15 10:43 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Loc: Fort Worth - Hunt in Eastland ...
I do not want to say who installed it because they said they will come out and redo it. If they do not, then I will let everyone know who it was.
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#6010513 - 11/04/15 10:49 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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OK, now we're cookin with Propane!
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#6010528 - 11/04/15 10:58 AM Re: Rain damage on your place.. [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 10/29/14
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Mr T. If you or anyone else need any recommendations for dirt work west of Fort Worth let me know. I operate a mining operation near Weatherford and have a pretty good feel for who is good, honest, and does jobs right. As others mentioned that was not done correctly at all for the price tag especially.
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