Dates: March 23, 2012 to May 21, 2012
Location: 79th Avenue & Buckeye at UPRR Tracks, Phoenix, AZ
Owner: Merit Partners
Description: Bore under RR tracks to install a 72′ long, 48″ steel casing to carry a 24″ RCP SRP line required for drainage under a new spur line at this warehouse/distribution center.
Challenges: Project was being designed and approved by SRP as SSC and owner identified conflicts. First project at a railroad that SSC performed as the general contractor. Additional permitting and insurance had to be obtained.
Method: Horizontal Auger Boring
Results: Successfully installed the line and improved the drainage with no delays to the project.