The plumbers rerouted the sewer line yesterday. It snakes around the addition.
The white section is new, and the green is existing. You can see where they cut into the old diagonal green section. That pipe remains buried and will be dug out when they excavate for the new basement.
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After a rain delay, the concrete contractor installed the second underpinning sections last week.
Notice the sump pumps keeping water out of the holes! You can also see how there will need to be a final section right in the middle – where the sewer pipe comes out.
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The concrete contractor’s work is now well underway. They dug down beneath our house to pour new footings to support the existing foundation and the addition.
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Excavation started this morning after weeks of delays.
I’m not sure how long this part will take, but it involves digging a big hole, rerouting the sewer, rerouting electrical to the garage, underpinning the existing foundation, and pouring the foundation for the addition.
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