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Pipe Bursting on the North Shore: The City of Duluth’s Productive In-House Program is Gaining Momentum & Fans

The City of Duluth, Minnesota, is facing a problem familiar to many municipalities around the country, an aging and slowly failing infrastructure.  The issue has made itself known in the city’s water services area through multiple water main breaks every year.  The city, with a population of 86,000 people, provides drinking water to its residents […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]