borrow pit

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a pit created to provide earth that can be used as fill at another site

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The material was trucked off site to use around foundations or yards, and under the MSHA-OSHA agreement, the material should be used on land "relatively near the borrow pit.
Moreover, the company is objecting to DEP's order to clean up concentrated heavy metal sediment in a former borrow pit called Gold Lake using a method known as hydraulic dredging.
The Three Sisters Treatment Wetland project involves the creation of an approximately six-acre stormwater treatment wetland and the restoration of a small portion of a borrow pit to a hardwood forested wetland (Hydric Hammock) approximately one-acre in size.
OTCBB:SSVC) ("Star"), today announced the signing of a Lease and Borrow Pit Agreement (the "Agreement") with Copans Lakeview Venture Partnership of Florida.
Heavy haul road, plant area roads, patrol roads and borrow pit access roads
Contract Awarded for The construction of a road, borrow pits, two bridges, foundation piling and pile load testing at Marine Corps Base