Trenchless Technology

JAN 2019

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28 T R E N C H L E S S T EC H N O LO GY JA N UA RY 2019 N E S T L E D I N A F LO W I N G C R E E K B E N E AT H HEAVILY-TRAVELED I N T E RS TAT E 480 I N C L E V E L A N D, O H I O, a deteriorating 11-ft diameter culvert posed a risk to local infrastructure, as well as public safety. The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District 's Storm- water Inspection and Maintenance (SWIM) inspectors were called out to investigate flooding at a tributary to the Rocky River, located on the west side of Cuyahoga County. " Following the inspection, we de- termined that the culvert carrying these flows had collapsed and we immediately initiated an emergency pumping contract to bypass the cul - vert and direct flows around the cul - vert collapse," said James Jones, Jr., P. E., collection systems construction manager with the Northeast Ohio Re- gional Sewer District (NEORSD). In May 2017, NEORSD initiated a design-build request , known as the By Kimberly Paggioli Chris Leonard, project manager, Turn-Key Tunneling– inspecting the pipe installation. Hobas was selected for its low Manning 's co-efficient which allows the 104-in. Hobas to carry an equivalent flow as the pre-existing 132-in. CMP. Downsized Culvert Solves Urgent Problem, Increases Flow in Cleveland Following an inspection, which identified the collapse, an emergency pumping contract to bypass the culvert and direct flows to the Rocky River was initiated.

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