PUBLIC RESTROOMS 2: Work on on the public bathrooms continues. Struts have been placed on the wall to keep the utility lines in place. The black vertical pipe is the main outlet from the floors above. It is made of cast iron to keep noise to a minimum. Several closet carriers have been installed. [Photo & text: sa]

Each ‘closet carrier’ acts as a splitter for 3 toilets. [Photo & text: sa]

A bracket for each toilet will be cast into the concrete. The toilets will actully be suspended as seen here. [Photo & text: sa]

Utilities manager Scott Riley fastens a bracket. The pipes were pressure tested to see if there are any leaks. The trenches have been filled with first sand and then gravel. [Photo & text: sa]

This little machine compresses the sand and gravel. [Photo & text: sa]

The handicap bathroom floor will be the first to be poured. The area is outlined in red, middle of the photo. [Photo & text: sa]

This white tubing is a hotwater line that will be cast into the floor. The line comes straight from the waterheater and cycles back to the heater. In winter a warm floor will be a welcome feature. To be continued. [Photo & text: sa]

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