1. Lifting sidewalks and walkways prevents people from tripping and falling. 

Every year, thousands of people trip and fall on sidewalks and walkways. While many of these accidents result in minor injuries, some can be quite serious, leading to broken bones, concussions, and even death. One way to help prevent these accidents is to lift sidewalks and walkways. By lifting the sidewalk slightly at the edges, water can drain away from the surface, making it less likely to pool and freeze. In addition, lifting the sidewalk makes it easier to clear away debris such as leaves and sticks,…

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