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Mud Season Solutions

Posted on 04/16/2010 at 11:30 amViewed 13,163 times

How to Fix a Muddy Driveway It seems like a seasonal right of passage, Mud Season! I am often asked “why can’t I just add some new dry gravel to my driveway, won’t that solve my problem?” The answer is maybe, if at all, for a very short period. Imagine making pancakes for the kids on Sunday morning. The pancake batter represents the mud and...

Skvorak Dental

Posted on 03/05/2010 at 12:13 pmViewed 6,020 times

Serendipity can be a good thing. When the Maine DOT paved Route 302 in Westbrook a few years ago, the previous owner of the property had the foresight to hire Gorham Sand & Gravel to stub out the water & sewer lines at Route 302. This was done because the DOT has a five-year moratorium on digging a recently paved roadway. We have now returned...

Shaker Pond Commons

Posted on 03/05/2010 at 12:12 pmViewed 6,144 times

During tough economic times the value of hard work and attention to detail often make the biggest difference in the success or failure of a project.  This project became a reality in part, because of the value our engineering recommedations offered.  By modifying the site projection elevation, we reduced the amount of fill required, which in...

Ocean Avenue School

Posted on 03/05/2010 at 12:11 pmViewed 5,400 times

Start Right. End Right. This project is an example of how we gained the general contractor, Ledgewood Construction multiples of time. We take pride in getting our part of the project done on, or before the schedule. We demolished the old school and recycled the steel and old concrete back at our facility in Buxton. This site offered many...

Madison and Greenleaf CSO

Posted on 03/05/2010 at 12:09 pmViewed 4,742 times

Gorham Sand & Gravel has lots of experience with Combined Sewer Overflow projects. Cumberland County communities want to keep Casco Bay clean by separating existing sewer and stormwater mains. The Madison and Greenleaf CSO project for the City of Portland is an example of how we replaced the mains, reconstructed the street and upgraded the...

Moody's Collision Center

Posted on 02/18/2010 at 06:14 pmViewed 5,126 times

Located on Presumpscot Street in Portland. This project consisted of reclaiming a former concrete spoil dump site by first extracting all of the concrete disposed of on the site. Crushing it with our mobile crusher to turn it into structural fill, placing and compacting the material to prepare the site for the development of the newest addition...

USM Commons

Posted on 02/18/2010 at 06:13 pmViewed 4,560 times

Located on Bedford Street in Portland. This 3+ million dollar project included the green construction practices and solutions, environmental site remediation, and porous walks which allow rain to drain through them rather than increase site run-off. The finishing touches were completed in August 2009

Torrey Street Sewer Separation and Street Reconstruction

Posted on 02/18/2010 at 06:13 pmViewed 4,104 times

Located just off Ocean Avenue in Portland . This nearly three million dollar project consisted of installing new sewer and drainage systems. To make way for this project, existing water and gas mains needed to be relocated. The street sidewalk and curbing were reconstructed in the process. Finish paving was completed in July 2009. 

Portland Jetport Parking Garage

Posted on 02/18/2010 at 06:05 pmViewed 4,232 times

Located at the Portland Jetport. This project consisted of approximately demolition of an existing inadequate parking garage and the construction of a new state of the art parking facility including all the security measures required for today’s traveling public. Job completed May 2009.

Park North

Posted on 02/18/2010 at 06:04 pmViewed 3,174 times

A new commercial retail, office and residential development located on Route One in Saco, Maine. Park North Development LLC is the owner and developer of this new mixed use project. Currently, the plans for the immediate area included an adjacent 14 lot business park with lot sizes ranging from 1.5 acres to 6.5 acres. In addition, the developer...

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