The nuts and bolts of constructing at the seaside

Todd Bosco, owner of Bosco Building Contractors, is shown with the sculpture of his two sons at ages 3 and 7. The artwork was installed when the Neptune Beach home was first renovated in 2005.

The concept of ‘sea level’ is not as easy as it employed to be

Warning: This is 2nd-edition tale of “when I was a baby.” 

Throughout my perform on the sea oats story for July 10, I discovered that a mate who is about to develop a new oceanfront dwelling faced a foolish-sounding rule. He had to elevate the elevation of his ton to reach 12 feet higher than sea amount. Sand was introduced in to attain that. 

As a boy or girl wanting at a map of the U.S., it seemed like our place finished at the ocean. I enjoyed indicating to myself that I was leaving the place when I stepped into the ocean. Territorial waters were being an not known concept. 

“Sea level” was also that basic. Standing on a dry beach meant I was over sea stage. It is evidently not fairly that easy, according to my supply — a neighborhood surveyor who started out at age 12, and now, soon after 50 a long time in the business, wishes to keep on being nameless.