Trenchless Technology

JAN 2019

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4 T R E N C H L E S S T EC H N O LO GY JA N UA RY 2019 I N T H I S I S S U E JA N UA RY 2019 VO LU M E 28 • N U M B E R 1 W W W.T R E N C H L E S S T EC H N O LO GY.C O M 2 8 D O W N S I Z E D C U L V E R T S O L V E S U R G E N T P R O B L E M , I N C R E A S E S F L O W I N C L E V E L A N D Nestled in a flowing creek beneath heavily-traveled Interstate 480 in Cleveland, Ohio, a deteriorating 11-ft diameter culvert posed a risk to local infrastructure, as well as public safety. B Y K I M B E R LY P A G G I O L I , P. E . 3 0 H O U S T O N R E F I N E R Y B E N E F I T S F R O M T R E N C H L E S S R E L I N I N G T O R E H A B P R O C E S S E D W AT E R L I N E A Houston refinery recently required rehabilitation of 16,000 ft of 6-in. ductile iron pipe as it was experiencing multiple leaks at the pipe's joints and pinholes. This refinery — also a tank terminal — is one of the most sophisticated chemical tank terminals in the world, and the hub for global and regional trades to and from the U.S. Gulf. B Y J O H N M O O D Y 3 6 T U A L AT I N R I V E R P R O J E C T E X T E N D S T H E C A P A B I L I T I E S O F M I C R O T U N N E L I N G Michels Corp.'s microtunneling team extended the limits of technology by successfully completing a 470-ft long tunnel with a tight, U-shaped vertical curve under the Tualatin River in Tualatin, Oregon. B Y B R E N D E N T I P P E T S 3 6 C I T Y D E C I D E S T O R E N E W I N S T E A D O F L O O P A D E A D E N D M A I N After three years of development and testing, the first five installations using the Tomahawk BluKote Airborne Lining System are in the ground in Ontario and Quebec. B Y M I K E K E Z D I 4 0 C O N S T R U C T I O N F O R E C A S T: W H AT ' S I N S T O R E F O R 2 0 1 9 The construction market in the United States is booming amidst the second longest period of sustained economic expansion since 1964. Despite fears of an impending slowdown, FMI Research projects that construction put- in-place will increase year-over-year by 6 percent in 2018 (up from 5 percent in 2017). B Y N I C K I L L U M I N A T I A N D D A N S H U M A T E 4 4 A F A I L I N G C U L V E R T W A S G I V E N A S E C O N D L I F E T H R O U G H T R E N C H L E S S R E H A B I L I TAT I O N Sliplining was used on a 245-ft long, 144-in. diameter failing corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culvert under US 31 in Miami County Indiana. B Y C U L L O M W A L K E R 2 4 A S D R I L L I N G F L U I D A N D S L U R R Y H A N D L I N G C O S T S I N C R E A S E , C O N T R A C T O R S F I N D N E W S O L U T I O N S T O H E L P T H E B O T T O M L I N E Despite being thoroughly researched and presented as safe, contractors in the underground construction world still face hurdles and questions when it comes to disposing of their waste from underground boring projects. C O V E R S T O R Y B Y M I K E K E Z D I F E A T U R E S

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