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Bursting in the Bay: Static Pipe Bursting Overcomes Difficult California Conditions

Trenchless technology is no stranger to difficult working conditions. Often, various trenchless methods are employed specifically because conditions are challenging both above ground and below ground too. That was the case on a recent project for a California bay area airport. An existing 15-inch VCP pipe sanitary sewer main serving the local municipal airport needed […]

Basaraba’s Excavating and Dirt Works: Finding the Perfect Fit with Pipe Bursting in North Dakota

Brent Basaraba is a self-made man. A founding member if Basaraba’s Excavating and Dirt Works, LLC., Wilton, ND, it’s been hard work, perseverance and dedication that has taken him from the farm to the construction site to successful trenchless pipe bursting contractor. Now he’d argue that much of his success is a result of his […]

Bursting Back to School: RDJE Inc. Gives Master Class in Pipe Bursting Proficiency at Kennesaw State U

Kennesaw State University (KSU), Kennesaw, GA., is a fast growing university with an enrollment eclipsing 35,000 students and two metro Atlanta campuses.  Located in the third most-populous county in the state, Cobb County, KSU is also Georgia’s third largest university.  Continued growth has put pressure on the infrastructure used by the university, namely the county’s […]

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 […]

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 […]