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

  • Excavation and demolition shall be considered incidental to the work and therfore no separate payment will be made for excavation and demolition.

  • Excavation shall be accomplished as required by drawings and specifications.

  • Excavation and grading activities shall be scheduled during dry weather periods.

  • Excavation in excess of that shown on the approved plans will not be compensated, unless specifically approved in advance by the Project Officer.

  • Carting away of excavated material Descriptions of carting away of excavated material shall be deemed to include loading excavated material onto truck directly from the excavation or alternatively, from stock piles situated on the building site Excavation No claim for rock excavation will be entertained unless the contractor has timeously notified the Quantity Surveyor thereof prior to backfilling.


More Definitions of Excavation

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 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 a land area which is used, or has been used, for the commercial taking of earth, including all slopes.
Excavation. - means any breaking of ground, except common household gardening and ground care;
Excavation means the act or operation of excavating;
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: