Nauset Bay Research Paper

892 Words4 Pages

Steeped in history and with access to both the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Cod Bay, Orleans began attracting tourists and summer residents during the last half of the 19th century. Whether they are full-time residents or business owners, the people in Orleans know that they can trust Dirtworks to provide them with quality work whenever asphalt paving, asphalt repairs, driveway paving, reclamation, milling, parking lot striping, asphalt sealcoating, snow removal or site work is needed.

(-- removed HTML --) The History of Orleans (-- removed HTML --)
The first English settlers were Pilgrims who relocated to the area in 1693 from the Plymouth Colony due to their dissatisfaction with the small grants of land and poor soil in Plymouth. Initially, …show more content…

However, as the town grew, lumber became depleted and the situation was not remedied until the railroad arrived. The railroad was also responsible for fueling tourism in the area.

Orleans holds the dubious honor of being the only town in the United States to come under enemy artillery fire during World War I. A German submarine fired at and sank a tugboat towing four barges. Historians disagree whether the shells that landed on Nauset Beach and in a nearby marsh were intended for the town or other commercial vessels in the area. The crew members aboard the tug and barges were rescued, and no fatalities were reported as a result of the attack.

(-- removed HTML --) Our Services in Orleans (-- removed HTML --)
Dirtworks serves homeowners, restaurants, health care facilities, apartment complexes, shopping centers, hotels, schools, inns, churches, recreational venues and office buildings in Orleans. Our commonly requested services are shown …show more content…

Repairs as well as initial installations are quick. When properly maintained, an asphalt driveway can provide decades of use.
• Asphalt Repairs: Although known for its durability, asphalt still requires periodic maintenance and repair. Often, an asphalt surface can be repaired with minimal downtime and put back into immediate use. However, if repairs are not made in a timely manner, the damage will worsen and the life of the pavement will be reduced.
• Asphalt Sealcoating: A preventive maintenance schedule of periodic sealcoating has been proven to extend the life of an asphalt surface and minimize the need for repairs over its life. Sealcoating also adds to the aesthetics of the pavement.
• Asphalt Milling: The process of asphalt milling is done to alleviate or repair uneven adjoining surfaces, remove layers for resurfacing and to correct or repair drainage problems. Asphalt milling is often used to remove surface imperfections and quickly improve the functionality of the

Open Document