Trench Boxes Used for Soil Revitalization Project and Drainage Upgrade

October 5, 2018

A Southcentral Texas City needed to revitalize an old drainage creek and turn the area into a cultural park with an outdoor theater and walking trails. The city awarded the project to a joint venture which would be in charge of completing the four phases of the project. The project ...

Site-Specific Shoring Secures Culvert Installation

October 5, 2018

A well-established national contractor was tasked to install high box culverts to improve the flow of storm water located in the center of an industrial district. The project would require an excavation cut of 60-ft in length, with a width of 28-ft, and a depth of 24-ft; that the competent ...

Multiple Shoring Systems Secure Storm Sewer Project

August 15, 2018

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 ...

Site-Specific Shoring Used for Storm and Sanitary Sewer Upgrades

August 14, 2018

A Denver contractor was tasked to install an 84-inch storm sewer pipe and a 24-inch sanitary sewer line. The project required a linear run of 1000-ft, a width of 25-ft and a depth of 28-ft. The Competent Person on site classified the sandy soil as Type-C60. The project site was ...

Linear Slide Rail System Used for a Culvert Installation

July 18, 2018

A Las Vegas contractor was tasked with constructing new culverts and replacing deteriorating culvert lines located on the grounds of a future sporting arena. The project would require an excavation cut of 150-ft in length with a width of 32-ft and a depth of 16-ft. The second excavation required a ...

Fuel Tank Installation Secured by an Engineered Cantilever Beam and Plate System

July 10, 2018

A south-central Texas contractor was awarded the installation of fuel tanks. The project required an excavation of 85-ft in length with a width of 30-ft and a depth of 16-ft. The competent person on site classified the hard clay rocky soil as Type-C-60. The excavation site was located on the ...

Trench Safety Veteran Gary Martin Passes

June 14, 2018

Beaumont, T.X. — Gary Martin, part of the co-founding team of National Trench Safety, passed away on the morning of May 24th, 2018. Mr. Martin was one of the co-founders that formed National Trench Safety in 2004. Gary led the opening of the Beaumont, Texas branch in 2004, which was ...

Slide Rail System Used for Soil Remediation Project

June 11, 2018

Recently a South Carolina contractor was tasked with performing a soil remediation project on a former manufacturing plant. The project would require a length of 16-ft with a width of 16-ft and a depth of 24-ft. The competent person on site classified the sandy soil as sandy Type-C-60. The project ...

Construction of a new Pump Station Secured by a Slide Rail System

June 11, 2018

A South Carolina contractor was awarded the construction of a new pump station. The project would require a length of 20-ft with a width of 20-ft and a depth of 20-ft. The competent person on site classified the sandy soil as sandy clay Type-C-60. The project site was located on ...

NAXSA and NUCA Promoting Third Annual Stand Down for Trench Safety

May 15, 2018

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, ...