Octagon Manhole Box Assists on Manhole Installation

June 19, 2019

A northern Colorado city was required to construct new storm lines near a high traffic avenue. The awarded Denver contractor would be in charge of installing a new 36-inch and 48-inch reinforced concrete pipeline including the construction of new manholes. The contractor would be required to have protection during the ...

Slide Rail System Provides Paramount Support on a Bridge Replacement Project

June 18, 2019

Recently a contractor was tasked to replace an existing bridge located in the Iron and steel state of Alabama. The new structure would be constructed adjacent to an existing bridge allowing the contractor to minimize the footprint disturbance of the existing highway. The initial phase of the project would require ...

NAXSA and NUCA Promoting Fourth Annual Stand Down for Trench Safety

June 14, 2019

The North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA) and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) are promoting a National Trench and Excavation Stand Down to raise awareness of the dangers in excavation work to prevent injuries and death related to these hazards.  As proud partners of the NAXSA and NUCA associations, ...

Site-Specific Cantilever Beam and Plate System Secures Culvert and Road Widening Project

April 3, 2019

A small city located south of Dallas was conducting a routine drainage and road infrastructure inspections when it was determined that a section of a two lane road would require to be widened due to the high volume of traffic in the area. The improvements would also expand the existing ...

System-80 Secures and Provides Cost Effective Solution on a Unique Large Water Project

April 2, 2019

A northeast contractor was tasked with constructing a new private commercial boat ramp that could provide a safer and more efficient alternative to launch different sizes of watercrafts. The project would be located on a harbor near a busy airport. The project  would require an excavation cut 195-ft long, 79-ft ...

Integrity Inspection for a 30-inch Gas Pipeline Secured by a Hydraulic Manhole Brace

February 21, 2019

Recently a well-known energy infrastructure company was required to perform integrity digs to an existing 30-inch gas pipeline. The pipeline technicians would conduct a total of 9 digs and perform integrity inspections and scan for rust and corrosion. The energy company is a continuous advocate for safety and required that all 9 digs ...

Excavation Pit Near an Active Railroad Line Secured by a Slide Rail System with Rolling Struts and Sheeting Guide Frame

February 21, 2019

A small town located north of Houston was looking to upgrade their storm drainage system  by installing  a new 36-inch storm line with 48-inch casings. The project would be tasked to a well-known experienced utility Texas contractor. The project would require boring the 48-inch casings underneath an active railroad line. The bore ...

Multiple Shoring Systems Secure Storm Sewer Project

January 30, 2019

A well-established national contractor was awarded a storm sewer project in a very populated city in the state of Illinois. The project would require the installation of a 42-inch and a 60-inch storm sewer pipe via bore including a pre-cast manhole. The project would require three bore pits with an ...

Golf Course Irrigation Repair Project Secured by Slide Rail System

January 17, 2019

Recently a North Carolina golf course encountered a failure with their irrigation system which became a major concern to the overall integrity of its landscape infrastructure. After a thorough inspection, it was discovered that a 48-inch corrugated steel pipe was the main cause for the failure. The irrigation system was ...

Contractor Uses a Custom Pipe Puller for a Unique Fiberglass Pipeline Project

January 17, 2019

A well-known national contractor was tasked with the installation of a new pipeline located on an existing reservoir in the northern part of California. The pipes were constructed out of fiberglass in sections of 20-ft long with a diameter of 84-inches. After evaluating the installation process; it was determined that ...