Going the Distance
Sep06

Going the Distance

The City of Philadelphia’s Water Department had a problem, and the obvious method of core drilling was ruled out as a solution due to limited access. So, an alternative solution was needed.

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Berth Replacement
Mar09

Berth Replacement

A specialty concrete sawing and drilling contractor was recently called to Port Manatee on the southeastern edge of Tampa Bay, Florida, to cut and remove a 600-foot-long, 44-foot-wide section of a 3-foot-thick concrete wharf and seawall.

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The Main Men
Mar09

The Main Men

A new 1,600-foot-long steel bridge had been open to traffic for several months before an oversight in its design was identified and needed immediate attention.

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Expansive Cutting Work
Dec05

Expansive Cutting Work

When a general contractor needed to remove 15,000 square feet of 16-inch-thick concrete weighing more than 3,000,000 pounds in one month, they contacted a professional sawing and drilling contractor.

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A Cut Above (from Below)
Dec05

A Cut Above (from Below)

Contractors use diamond wire to cut and remove large sections of heavily-reinforced concrete on piers, dams, bridge sections and in areas where work space is restricted. Of these restricted work areas, none present more challenges than when the structure is underwater.

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One to Beam Up
Sep13

One to Beam Up

The use of understrength concrete during the construction of a new motorway off-ramp meant a support beam and its surrounding concrete had to be replaced before the ramp was opened to traffic.

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