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Heavy Metal

Building and maintaining our county infrastructure is incredibly hard work requiring some awe-inspiring equipment. Take a look at the big and powerful machines of Public Works:

 

asphalt grader

Asphalt Grader
Levels roadbeds to give a flat, smooth base for asphalt and less work for your car's shocks.

Make: CAT Motor Grader
Minimum Operating Weight: 32,000 lbs
Engine: 6 cylinder turbo diesel
HP: 165
Turning Radius: 26 ft
Blade: 14" L x 2" W x 3/4" thick high carbon steel alloy
Surface Breakers: Rear-mounted 7- tooth scarifer with 3 ripper shanks

 

roller

Roller
Compacts roadbeds and asphalt, ensuring smooth hard roads.

Make: Ingersol-Rand Compactor
SD- 105
Operating Weight: 23,600 lbs
Engine: 4 cylinder turbo diesel
HP: 125
Drum width: 84 in
Drum diameter: 59 in
Vibration (centrifugal force): 58,000 lbs (high)/46,300 lbs (low)

 

excavator

Excavator
Heavy digger with a long reach.

Make: Gradall XL3100
Weight: 37,000 lbs (gross)
Engine: 6 cylinder turbo diesel
HP: 190
Top Speed: 50 mph
Rated lift capacity: 603 lbs
Max telescoping boom length: 23 ft

 

wheel loader

Wheel Loader
Heavy material lifter and mover.

Make: Case 921C
Weight: 50,000 lbs (gross)
Engine: 6 cylinder turbo diesel
HP: 300
Bucket weight: 4,955 lbs
Lift capacity: 29,737 lbs