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Dear PoPville – What Happens to the Dirt Excavated from Huge Construction Sites?

by Prince Of Petworth March 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm 12 Comments

Dear PoPville,

Where does all of the excavated dirt from these gigantic parking lots underneath the new downtown DC buidlings go (ie City Center, Mariott Marquis, O St. Market, etc.)? – Even the smaller sites have what is otherwise a significant amount of excavated dirt. Is it contaminated? Is it recycled for other projects, of perhaps just dumped in a landfill.

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