A general term used to describe activities needed at a site that will undergo earthwork, grading, fill placement, or construction of foundations for a structure, including a building, dam, pipeline, tank, or other facility.
Site preparation includes ground preparation, as well as development of access roads, laydown and staging areas, water supply, power supply, waste handling and disposal, and other necessary utilities.
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