FDOT Select MSE Wall – Most of the volume of a Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall consists of selected granular backfill that must meet standard requirements for strength, gradation and electrochemical compatibility. Transcor Dirt Services has the best MSE wall to meet your jobs demands.
Hard Pan – Sand or dirt material that has compacted material often clayey layer in the soil.
Sand – a loose granular material that results from the disintegration of rocks, consists of particles smaller than gravel but coarser than silt. This material can be yellowish to gray.
Septic Sand – Sand used for septic systems or similar functions have a few different specifications. Our material is available for testing prior to buying. Our material drains at 15-24 ft per day.
Top Soil –This material is the upper, outermost layer of soil, usually the top 2 inches to 8 inches. It has the highest concentration of organic matter and is where most of the Earth’s biological soil activity occurs.
Structural Fill – Structural fill is an earthen material used to create a strong, stable base. The he native soil at a site may be too weak to support a structure, so that soil is replaced by compacted structural fill to provide the needed bearing capacity. Another common application is the filling of trenches and other excavations that will support roadways or other structures when completed. Structural fills are constructed by compacting earthen materials in place, so the compaction properties (optimum water content and maximum dry density) of the material are very important to the performance. The natural compressibility and strength are important measures of the compacted material.
Beach Compatible Sand – Sand or Fill material primarily used to protect the environmental functions of Florida’s beaches. According to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s “Sand Rule”, only beach compatible fill shall be placed on the beach or in any associated dune system. Beach compatible fill is material that maintains the general character and functionality of the material occurring on the beach and in the adjacent dune and coastal system. Such material shall be predominately of carbonate, quartz or similar material with a particle size distribution ranging between 0.062mm (4.0f) and 4.76mm (-2.25f) (classified as sand by either the Unified Soils or the Wentworth classification), shall be similar in color and grain size distribution (sand grain frequency, mean and median grain size and sorting coefficient) to the material in the existing coastal system at the disposal site and shall not contain:
- Greater than 5 percent, by weight, silt, clay or colloids passing the #230 sieve (4.0f);
- Greater than 5 percent, by weight, fine gravel retained on the #4 sieve (‑2.25f);
- Coarse gravel, cobbles or material retained on the 3/4 inch sieve in a percentage or size greater than found on the native beach;
FDOT Fill A3 Dirt – Material that meets the Florida Department of Transportation specification. Classified as A-3, granular acceptance and free from roots and debris.