Republic Square Deck is Open!

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We’re pleased to announce that the Republic Square Auction Oaks Phase 1b project is substantially complete and we’ve removed the construction fence.  Still left to do are some touch-up work, installation of the metal tree grate (coming in mid-February) and allowing the sod to root in.  We will be putting out tables and chairs soon and the Farmer’s Market is …

Republic – Punch List Phase Underway

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A few photos from a punch list follow-up meeting yesterday.  Jacob from TBG Partners and Buddy from Cleanscapes were marking areas in the deck that need additional screws or cracks in the wood.  Another Cleanscapes employee was sanding rough spots.  With the cool and possibly rainy weather we might have to wait until next week to get the deck sealed, …

Happy New Year’s Eve!

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It’s nearly 2010 as we type this and we wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year’s Eve. We also wanted to post a few new cellphone photos (sorry, left digital camera in sister’s car in the Boston area) of our nearly completed Phase 1b of Republic Square – we pulled back the fencing from the south lawn today but …

Republic Update 12/23

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The day before Christmas Eve report – we’re close but we’re delaying a walk through / punch list meeting until next Tuesday.  Here’s a view from the south with more mulch, the relaid granite gravel path and grass sod installed and another from the north with more soil to spread, but showing that the deck is complete (next step, power …

Republic – Closer

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The last pieces of the deck around the future tree grate are being installed as well as the set of limestone facing pieces along the flush (ADA) portion of the deck. Much of the mulch has been spread under the auction oaks and the Decomposed Granite walkway is beginning to get formed with steel edging going in.  All lights are …

Republic Deck Progress

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Our contractors have had two days without rain this week (Wed and Thu) allowing us to make good progress on laying down the IPE wood deck.  It’s heavy, dense material, all holes are pre-drilled, 3 inch long screws and all boards must be 1/4 inch apart to maintain ADA (Americans With Disability) access.  A slow process, but it is looking …