13 Projects

MassBiologics, Stormwater Retention System

Boston
,
MA
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The stormwater retention system at the MassBiologics facility at the UMass Medical School comprises subsurface chambers constructed from modular, stackable thermoplastic units.  Following partial...

Minera Escondida, Organic Growth Project 1, Tunnel 4

Atacama Desert
,
Chile
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Expansion of the Minera Escondida copper mine included constructing a corrugated steel structural plate arch tunnel. The tunnel acts as a buried bridge to carry a haul road over the mine’s...

Retail Space

Cambridge
,
MA
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In the summer of 2014, a high-intensity rainfall in Cambridge surcharged the city’s stormwater drainage system, resulting in localized flooding near a basement-level retail space. The floodwaters...

Skewed Culvert

Boston
,
MA
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With limited guidance in existing design standards, the culvert manufacturer was struggling to efficiently design headwalls for their metal culverts skewed relative to the road. SGH implemented a...

Bingham Canyon Mine

Salt Lake City
,
UT
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A conveyor belt runs along one of the canyon benches at the copper mine. The upper slope of the canyon was undergoing a slow and predictable landslide transverse to the conveyor belt. To protect...

Vertical Installation of Corrugated Steel Pipe

Waltham
,
MA
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Contech Engineered Solutions (Contech) installs corrugated steel pipe (CSP) to form wind turbine foundations. After excavating, Contech installs the pipe vertically within the hole and quickly...

ITC Crossing

Mount Olive
,
NJ
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During construction of the ITC Crossing development, sections of corrugated metal pipe (CMP) and reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) in the storm drainage system were found to be structurally...

Stroube Drain Oxnard

Stroube Drain

Oxnard
,
CA

After constructing the first 1.5 mi of the Stroube Drain cast-in-place, reinforced concrete box culvert, the owner discovered the design did not consider live loads for the most severe traffic...

Fluvanna County High School, Stormwater Detention System

Fluvanna County High School, Stormwater Detention System

Fluvanna
,
VA
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The new Fluvanna County High School included four buried, stackable crate-type, stormwater detention systems under deep cover.  Shortly after installation in 2010, the contractor observed that the...

Speen Street Culvert Natick

Speen Street Culvert

Natick
,
MA
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The Speen Street Culvert conveys the Beaver Dam Brook and connects Settlement Pond to Fisk Pond in Natick, Massachusetts.  The original double-barrel, stone-arch culvert is believed to be over 100...

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