Definitions for "Borrow pit"
Keywords:  excavated, dug, gravel, pit, road
An area that has been excavated for earthen material . Broad-based dip - A surface drainage structure designed to convey surface runoff off of a road while allowing vehicles to maintain normal speeds.
In roadbuilding, an area where fill material is "borrowed," and used in road sections where the normal excavation process does not generate adequate fill material.
An excavation used to obtain fill for a construction site.