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    New JTS Lawn

    For those who were cracking on the field at the spring game, have no fear.









    Important - Everybody needs to remember that as much as we like seeing progress at JTC, it is still an active construction site and NOBODY should be going into/onto any part of the construction site without proper authorization. It's very important to remember this as any legal or lawsuit issues could cause serious adverse problems for Iowa State and therefore the athletic programs.


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    Re: New Lawn

    That just looks ...weird...



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    Re: New Lawn

    Nice shots!

    So is that concrete we're looking at or heavily packed dirt?



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    Re: New Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Nice shots!

    So is that concrete we're looking at or heavily packed dirt?
    All Dirt. They are just doing the grading.



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    Re: New Lawn

    looks like dirt to me... look at how heavy the paint must have been on in the North Endzone... it 'stained' the dirt.

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    Re: New Lawn

    Important - Everybody needs to remember that as much as we like seeing progress at JTC, it is still an active construction site and NOBODY should be going into/onto any part of the construction site without proper authorization. It's very important to remember this as any legal or lawsuit issues could cause serious adverse problems for Iowa State and therefore the athletic programs.


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    Re: New JTS Lawn

    What do they do with the old sod? It might not be good for the field but I'd think it would be great in my yard. Or is it really that bad?



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    Re: New JTS Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    What do they do with the old sod? It might not be good for the field but I'd think it would be great in my yard. Or is it really that bad?

    It was really that bad.



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    Re: New JTS Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    What do they do with the old sod? It might not be good for the field but I'd think it would be great in my yard. Or is it really that bad?
    I'm sure it's tilled up somewhere else and left to compost... great fill in soil for somewhere else when needed.
    I would've loved the midfield piece though - put that in my front yard to show all these Tx people some true fanhood!


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    Re: New Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    So is that concrete we're looking at or heavily packed dirt?
    I got to thinking - before we went back to grass, what was under the artificial turf?



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    Re: New Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by dunar View Post
    I got to thinking - before we went back to grass, what was under the artificial turf?
    Asphalt.



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    Re: New JTS Lawn

    That does just look a little weird. They just need to be sure they turned off the sprinklers or they are going to have an absolute mess on their hands one morning



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    Quote Originally Posted by Sousaclone View Post
    That does just look a little weird. They just need to be sure they turned off the sprinklers or they are going to have an absolute mess on their hands one morning
    Which is why I asked about the surface.

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    Re: New JTS Lawn

    That dirt surface is still better than the astroturf of the early 90's.



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    Re: New Lawn

    Quote Originally Posted by dunar View Post
    I got to thinking - before we went back to grass, what was under the artificial turf?
    I remember the summer the took out the turf, seeing dump truck after dump truck hauling that stuff to the landfill.



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