Garden State Underpass
Following a busy winter, Melcar brushed the last of the snow off its fleet of HDD rigs in strategy to hit the spring heavily. Hitting heavy, for Melcar, means taking on an ice breaking project, one that sets the new year off right. That is exactly what our team accomplished, by pulling a bundle of 10 - 8 inch conduits under the Garden State Parkway without having traffic miss a beat.
Client: Klien Pipeline
Equipment: Vermeer DD100x140II, Kem-Tron 6000 reclaimer
Duration: 1 Month
Product: 10 - 8" electrical conduits, 48in hole
Geotechnical Conditions: Silty sand, running sand
Challenges: Parkway traffic could not be interrupted or effected in any way, wire line guidance not an option, boring into incline.
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