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    This is what I fabricated today. There like tiny 12" manhole cover assembliesName:  726c6496b63053d58340c9b76b6b450e.jpg
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    What are they for?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by rlaggren View Post
      What are they for?
      When a street is resurfaced (by adding a layer of asphalt) these hoops are put in place to raise the manhole covers to the new level, so as to not leave a "dip" in the road... a big hazard to bicycles. What I can't figure out is where they find tiny men to fit through these holes.
      Last edited by Goodhand; 06-16-2010, 12:13 AM.

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      • #4
        The company I am a foreman for used to turn thousands of manhole risers out every year. Now that the economy took a dump we're lucky to do a couple hundred a year. End result is at the present everyone including myself are laid off.

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