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Old July 25th, 2008, 08:50 AM   #1
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Mounds Progress Thread

Word I have today is that the bulldozer is arriving now with anticipated completion date of October 1st. Just 'WHAT' is done in October still remains a mystery but hopefully we'll get more information once the construction company gets on site and we can actually talk to them.
Please post your pictures of the construction if your at the Mounds and are able to get a few pictures of the progress.
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Old August 4th, 2008, 07:12 PM   #2
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has anyone seen/pictured the progress yet?
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Old August 4th, 2008, 07:47 PM   #3
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The dozer was there a week ago, and the area was mowed.
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Old August 4th, 2008, 07:48 PM   #4
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Old August 4th, 2008, 09:44 PM   #5
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I was there sunday. They have the area mowed and have leveled some of the area out. My camera broke so no pics,sorry guys.
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Old August 4th, 2008, 11:05 PM   #6
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Word I have today is that the bulldozer is arriving now with anticipated completion date of October 1st. Just 'WHAT' is done in October still remains a mystery but hopefully we'll get more information once the construction company gets on site and we can actually talk to them.
Please post your pictures of the construction if your at the Mounds and are able to get a few pictures of the progress.
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Guy a t the mounds said the small course will be done this yr, but they are dumb asses so who knows.
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I have a picture of the progress I think.

Theres a bunch of stones in the parking lot, let me find my camera.
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Old August 5th, 2008, 11:24 AM   #8
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Guy a t the mounds said the small course will be done this yr, but they are dumb asses so who knows.
That's the EXACT thing I was trying to prevent. Hopefully the fallout of reducing the initial phase isn't to build three beginner courses instead of one of each.


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I have a picture of the progress I think.

Theres a bunch of stones in the parking lot, let me find my camera.
I would hope not. Material delivery is destined to come in off Vassar Road as it's the closest point to the course construction.

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Old August 5th, 2008, 07:32 PM   #9
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Most of the west side of the parking lot was full of stone piles when I was there. The area that I saw that they had been working on was at the end of the powerline trail,on the west side of the first field you come to. Is that where on of the courses is going?
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Old August 7th, 2008, 12:53 PM   #10
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Most of the west side of the parking lot was full of stone piles when I was there. The area that I saw that they had been working on was at the end of the powerline trail,on the west side of the first field you come to. Is that where on of the courses is going?
The powerline on the east side is being relocated 50' or so westward. Right in the middle of the soupy stuff along the tracks. That's probably what the rocks were for, fill. The course is going to be built in the open field that's been closed off for years. It's the big field right at the end of the big mud trough everyone plays in. Plans were posted in an earlier thread here.

http://www.greatlakes4x4.com/showthread.php?t=66664

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Old August 9th, 2008, 09:43 AM   #11
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stolen from Daniel's thread:

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Old August 9th, 2008, 09:48 AM   #12
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Old August 9th, 2008, 01:34 PM   #13
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lol sry, I forgot to post that in here.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 09:32 AM   #14
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Big daddy from .com has posted some pictures from 8/10. It looks as though the rocks have made it back to the said area. Doesn't look like it is real big yet.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 03:07 PM   #15
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looks like a gravel road from the gotmud pics
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Old August 11th, 2008, 07:00 PM   #16
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looks like a gravel road from the gotmud pics
in a way yes.

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Old August 11th, 2008, 07:01 PM   #17
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how big are the rocks under the monster truck
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Old August 11th, 2008, 07:24 PM   #18
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Stocker size
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Not big enough to make it worth the drive.
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