Trenchless Technology

JAN 2019

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Jose L . Rebollar Jr., of R&A Road Bor- ing LLC . " We had a game plan to be- gin with and knew what we had to do. With bayou crossings like this, we have to keep moving ." Within four hours, the complete pipe string was successfully pulled in on May 19, 2018. The project was test- ed, disinfected and placed into ser- vice. Once the customers were trans- ferred over, substantial completion was issued on June 18, 2018. Future projects to repair the existing 42-in. line and replace the aerial crossing at Hunting Bayou are currently under way. Christine Kirby, P.E., is a project manager at Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. (LAN). 48 T R E N C H L E S S T EC H N O LO GY JA N UA RY 2019 The driller used a Vermeer D24x40 Series II Navigator machine with 24,000 lbs of thrust/pullback. After the pilot hole was drilled, the contractor used a butterfly cutter head.

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