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Slide Rail System Used for Storm Drain Upgrades

A Denver contractor installed a new storm drainage system that will improve water run-off control in the area. The project required a linear run of 108-ft, a width of 20-ft, and a depth of…

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Slide Rail System Used for Construction of Bridge Foundations

A South Carolina contractor was tasked to drive H-piles and pour new foundation footings that will support a new bridge on a busy interstate highway. The project would require a linear run of 32-ft…

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Installation of Storm Drainage Lines Secured by a Slide Rail System

A construction company was awarded the installation of a double-barrel 66-inch storm drainage project on a high-in-traffic area composed of a recently rehabilitated interstate highway and existing crossroads. Once the project is finalized the…

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National Trench Safety Announces Opening of New Seattle, Washington Operation

HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced today the opening…

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Cantilever Beam and Plate Provides Support for the Construction for a New Exit Ramp

A Northwest Arkansas contractor recently constructed a mechanically stabilized earth wall which provided support for an exit ramp. The project required a linear run of 480-ft and a depth of 12-ft. The Competent Person…

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Site-Specific Engineered System Used for a Multi Pipe Casing Installation

A Northern Florida contractor was tasked to install three 24-inch and two 48-inch pipe casings via boring underneath an existing tunnel on the grounds of a prestigious Florida University. The project would require an…

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Slide Rail Provides Support for the Installation of a Sanitary Sewer Line

A Northern Denver contractor recently installed a 24-inch sanitary sewer line. The project required a linear run of more than 36-ft with a width of 16-ft and depth of 26-ft. The Competent Person on-site…

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Site-Specific Engineering for a Unique Pipe Casing Installation

A Northwest Florida contractor was tasked to install 180-lf of a 60-inch pipe casing via boring. The project required a linear run of 60-ft with a width of 20-ft and a depth of 16-ft…

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Slide Rail System Provides Necessary Support for Storm Sewer Installation

A Northern Virginia contractor was tasked with installing a 42-inch storm sewer line via boring. The project required a linear run of 24-ft, a width of 12-ft, and a depth of 22-ft in a…

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Hydraulic Vertical Shores Used for the Installation of Water and Sewer Lines

A Northern Phoenix contractor recently completed the installation of water and sewer lines for a new housing development that will host 1,600 new homes. The project required a linear run of more than 4,000-ft,…

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National Trench Safety Announces Key Organizational Promotions and Additions

HOUSTON, T.X.—National Trench Safety, LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, trench and traffic safety engineering, and OSHA-compliant training classes, announced key organizational promotions…

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Engineers Corner: A Closer Look at Site Specific Shoring Plans

Site-specific shoring plans originated in response to OSHA Subpart P-1926.652(c) (4) Option 4, Design by an Engineer. In the standard, OSHA states: 1926.652(c)(4)(i)- Support systems, shield systems, and other protective systems not utilizing Option…

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Slide Rail System Used for Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

A South Carolina contractor performed the installation of several chemical junction boxes. The project required a linear run of 16-ft with a width of 16-ft and a depth of 12-ft. The Competent Person on-site…

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Trench Shields Provides Positive Shoring for the Installation of a new 24-inch Gas Pipeline

A Northern Texas contractor had been tasked to install a 24-inch natural gas pipeline and tying it into an existing line. The project required a linear run of 35-ft with a width of 12-ft…

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Engineer’s Corner: The Major Entities Involved in Producing a Shoring System

Roles and Responsibilities This article looks at the roles of major players involved in producing a shoring system, as well as their responsibilities. One way to do this is by looking at risk and…

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Site-Specific Shoring for Sink Hole and Replacement of Storm Sewer Line

A Northwest California contractor had been tasked to replace a 96-inch storm drain which failed and created a sinkhole in a busy intersection. The project required a linear run of 133-ft with a width…

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