Excavation definition

Excavation means the mechanical removal of earth material.
Excavation means any operation in which earth, rock, or other material in the ground is moved, removed, or otherwise displaced by means of tools, equipment, or explosives in any of the following ways: grading, trenching, digging, ditching, drilling, augering, tunneling, scraping, cable or pipe plowing and driving, or any other way.
Excavation means an operation in which earth, rock, or other material on or below the ground is moved or otherwise displaced by any means, except the tilling of soil less than 12 (twelve) inches in depth for agricultural purposes, or road ditch maintenance that does not change the original road grade or ditch flow

Examples of Excavation in a sentence

  • Section 58-36-80 (Emergency Excavation) (A) An excavator performing an emergency excavation or demolition is exempt from the no- tice requirements in Section 58-36-60.

  • Excavation should be carried out by controlled blasting where feasible and permitted by the Engineer duly controlling the noise, dust and vibration levels to be within the acceptable limits.

  • Rock Excavation Excavation of hard rock, ledge rock, or boulders larger than two cubic yards which can not be ripped, clawed, etc., and or removed by conventional construction methods will be considered as Rock Excavation.

  • Excavation report of the Chu tomb at Maoping, Xichuan county (in Chinese).

  • Subaqueous Excavation A Subaqueous notice is required when excavation work will take place under a body of water, including rivers, streams, lakes, water- ways, etc..

More Definitions of Excavation

Excavation means moving, removing, or otherwise displacing earth, rock, or other material below existing surface grade with power tools or power equipment, including, but not limited to, grading, trenching, tiling, digging, drilling, boring, augering, tunneling, scraping, cable or pipe plowing, and pile driving; and wrecking, razing, rending, moving, or removing a structure or mass of materials. Excavation does not include any of the following:
Excavation means any act by which organic matter, earth, sand, gravel, rock or any other similar material is cut into, dug, quarried, uncovered, removed, displaced, relocated or bulldozed and shall include the resulting conditions.
Excavation means a land area which is used, or has been used, for the commercial taking of earth, including all slopes.
Excavation means the act or operation of excavating;
Excavation. - means any breaking of ground, except common household gardening and ground care;
Excavation means the removal of earth, rock or other material in connection with construction or demolition work;
Excavation means any operation in which earth is moved or removed by means of any tools, equipment, or explosives and includes augering, backfilling, boring, ditching, drilling, grading, plowing-in, pulling-in, ripping, scraping, trenching, hydro excavating, postholing, and tunneling. "Excavation" does not include: