Following the establishment of the University of Nebraska in 1869, its Lincoln campus was laid out on four city blocks. University Hall, its first building, was an imposing structure standing on the prairie, well away from the city’s center.
Pipe bursting is a reliable and proven method of replacement of deteriorated or under capacity utility lines. The IPBA has developed a recurring series of technical articles and this article is written with the understanding that the reader has an advanced knowledge of pipe bursting and risk management associated with a pipe bursting project.
For more than a year, the styrene industry and professional organizations that represent its varied interests have focused on challenging efforts to designate styrene as a “reasonably anticipated carcinogen” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The RTX150 is the newest member in the Vermeer line of pedestrian trenchers designed specifically for rental outlets and utility contractors to assist in the installation of irrigation lines, drainage tiles, and gas and electric lines.
Earlier this year, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) used spiral wound pipe liner to rehabilitate two failing culverts beneath Interstate Highway 64 (I-64) near Evansville in the southwest corner of the state. It was the first time this product and installation process has been used by INDOT.