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Road, Rail, Runway Crossings

Road, Rail, Runway Crossings

Underground utilities have long shared the right‐of‐way with highways, railroads, and airports. While unseen by the public, trenchless construction provides safe installations with minimal disruption to the environment. Open‐cut installations not only disrupt the flow of traffic, but the trenching process also disturbs the subgrade, which can lead to settlement and or damage to the utility and surface structures. Trenchless technology is often the preferred method for installing transportation infrastructure to mitigate these risks and the social, environmental, and economic benefits they provide for the owner.

To find out more information on trenchless techniques suitable for crossing transportation infrastructure, please explore the following methods, or feel free to contact one of our experienced sales staff for additional information.

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Road, Rail, Runway Crossings Case Studies

The Future is Now – How Artificial Intelligence Is Impacting Trenchless Technology

Akkerman vice president and chief revenue officer Jason Holden was recently quoted in an article from Trenchless Technology. While AI may be more visible on the pipe inspection side, the technology is being used in new installation applications, primarily in areas of data logging, crew safety and guidance. In smaller ways, AI technology has been […]

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Case Study: Pipe Jacking & Utility Tunneling

The following article was recently published in the 2022 annual Texas & Oklahoma Trenchless Report. Project Overview The project involved the construction of a 36-inch diameter HDPE water line inside of a 48-inch diameter casing, that ran under highway I-20 and a Union Pacific Railroad near Stanton, TX. While using their 48SCII TBM with standard […]

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City of Phoenix Supports $12B Microchip Facility With Fast-Tracked Water Infrastructure Enhancements

An image of a TBM system being used by SSC Underground was featured in a recent article from Engineering News-Record. The city of Phoenix is constructing new water and wastewater infrastructure to support a microchip facility being built on the north side of the valley for the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC). This facility will […]

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