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Canopy Pilot-Tubes Provides Unique Project Solution

Installing pipelines or utilities beneath active roadways is always a challenge. Highway departments are concerned that excavations could settle or create sinkholes, and facility owners worry about damage from overhead traffic. LRL found an innovative solution with this Oregon project.

Hydraulic Pigs Clear Quagga Mussels from Lake Ontario Intake Pipelines

Hydraulic pipe pigging was utilized during a recent project in Canada to clean invasive quagga mussels from three large-diameter freshwater intake pipelines. The deep-water intakes, each more than 3 miles long, bring water from Lake Ontario into the Island Water Treatment Plant owned by the city of Toronto.

Utility & Communications Construction Update

The summer construction season of 2019 saw further decline for the Utility & Communications Construction Index (UCCI) companies relative to the S&P 500. From June through September, the S&P 500 is up over 3 percent, while the UCCI had declines of approximately 1.4 percent.

HDD Reunion To Unite Past, Present and Future

Though its history is relatively brief, HDD players quickly became a fraternity of visionaries. To honor this unique, tight-knit community, a special HDD Reunion will be held at the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition.