The Maple Ridge pipe bursting project included significant upsizes. PW Trenchless crews burst and replaced several sections of 15-inch PVC with 28-inch HDPE and additional sections with 34-inch HDPE.

Super Upsize No Problem for PW Trenchless Construction: Static Pipe Bursting Proves Its Power

When it comes to trenchless pipe bursting, few contractors can claim the experience and success that PW Trenchless Construction can. The Surrey, British Colombia based contractor has almost 20 years of pipe bursting experience and has performed some of the most notable bursting work in Canada, including a recent project for the City of Maple […]

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The Tougher the Better! D’Allessandro Corp. Fights Tides and Terrain in Tough Pipe Bursting Project

Difficult projects are their strong point, that according to D’Allessandro Corp. Project Manager Peter Piantedosi.  The company has garnered a reputation for a contractor that can take on the hardest projects and see them through to completion.  The company, based in Avon, Mass., recently bolstered that reputation on a difficult access pipe bursting project in […]

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Home Town Team! Hurst Excavating Completes “Hall of Fame” Burst

The city of Knoxville, Tenn., is somewhat of a sports mecca.  In addition to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is also home to the Knoxville Bears SPHL professional hockey team, the Knoxville Knight Hawks indoor football team and the NCAA Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, located in downtown Knoxville on Hall of Fame Drive.  There […]

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Lake Tahoe Steel Water Main Replacement via Pipe Bursting

Incline Village General Improvement District (IVGID) out of Lake Tahoe, NV designed a 2,500 linear feet steel water main distribution system replacement project.  The project included pipe bursting (splitting) existing 6- and 8-inch steel water mains and replacing with new 8-inch Fusible C 900 PVC pipe. The pipe bursting system utilized specialty cutters and expanders […]

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Developing a Plan: City of Monroe, North Carolina Creates Static Pipe Bursting Water Main Replacement Program

The City of Monroe, North Carolina, is located approximately 25 miles southeast of the state’s largest city, Charlotte. Currently, the city of 34,000 people has approximately 1.6 million feet of water mains ranging in age from the 1930’s to the present day. Cast iron pipe is the oldest type of pipe in the water system […]

Finishing What They Started: KRG Utility Completes the NEI Phase 2 Static Pipe Bursting Project In Wilmington, NC

In 2007, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Special Order of Consent (SOC) with the state of North Carolina regarding a series of sanitary sewer overflows that occurred in the city of Wilmington. That SOC led to several challenging pipe bursting projects facilitated by trenchless contractor KRG Utility, Inc., Lenoir, NC. Since that time, […]