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Track on the ground...

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Ok I'm ready to start laying track outside but here's where my questions start. The garden area that I'm going to run in is brand new... as in I just removed the sod and added black dirt last month. After tilling up the ground and mixing in the new dirt should I water it down to compact it BEFORE I lay track or just lay the track and hope for the best? I plan on laying down landscape fabric to TRY and stop weeds, plants, ect... from growing up in my right-of-way and putting the track on that then adding balast. Anything else I should look out for or do?
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I removed sod and spread topsoil on the garden area last fall .I did not rototill the topsoil in. I planted plants last fall and this spring in the garden. i have laid Roofing Shingles on the ground ,then added Crusher fines on top of them, then laid the track freefloating. It is posted in this forum. The posting Title is--- Laying track outside now.:)
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