Watching construction work

It’s great to see repairs to streets and sidewalks. But I counted 9 workers on the corner of Cary Street and Three Chopt. Don’t they start to get in each other’s way?

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Dan
Dan
10 years ago

No, no, no. That’s why four of them are standing back. One is holding the backup shovel, one the backup rake, one’s got that cone there, and the last is looking out for the supervisor.

eric
eric
10 years ago

Tax payer money hard at work. How about working four guys and giving them a hour and half break in the middle of the day.

Alan Slabaugh
Alan Slabaugh
10 years ago

I would love to see what that little project actually cost and compare it to what a local company like Sneeds would charge for the same project. Is it 2x, 3x, 5x more expensive? Or am I way off base? I had Bob Sneed come and do a much larger project at my home, walkways, etc. It took his team of 10 two days to complete the job. My wife was home sick during those days, she said that no one stood still the entire day, except for lunch. Oh, that must be what you have to do to EARN… Read more »

Enlightened
Enlightened
10 years ago

The hypocrites are the posters on this story! You are all goofing off posting replies to something not work related, while you are most likely on the clock at your employer. (Me too! ha, ha)

If you’ve ever done any building/construction work, then you know it can be physically taxing as well as a mental challenge. Kudos to having enough people on the job to get it done, overcome any road blocks (pun intended) and move on to the next job.