Figure 2-4. - Sample legend of symbols.
drawings. (Soil boring tests are conducted to determine the water table of the construction site and classify the existing soil.) Civil drawings are often identified with the designating letter C on their title blocks.
A SITE PLAN (fig. 2-5) furnishes the essential data for laying out the proposed building lines. It is drawn from notes and sketches based upon a survey. It shows the contours, boundaries, roads, utilities, trees, structures, references, and other significant physical features on or near the construction site. By showing both existing and finished contours, the field crews (Equipment Operators) are able to estimate and prepare the site for construction and to finish the site (including landscaping) upon completion of construction. As a BU, you should be familiar with the methods and symbols used on maps and topographic drawings. Site plans are drawn to scale. In mostContinue Reading