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SITUATION:

BOND performed as the general contractor and subcontracted Carson Corporation to complete the 450’ HDD operation. BOND completed the excavation work crossing under Westchester Creek. The installation included two precast manholes, backfill and restoration. Carson Corporation completed the reaming and pulling of the 8 HDPE conduits and ConEdison pulled their own cable from manhole to manhole.

CHALLENGES:

  • Aggressive construction schedule
  • Urban contaminated site
  • Ensure base on which heavy equipment was operated safely under its own power
  • Strict permitting requirements
  • Congested underground utilities
  • Handling large volumes of groundwater

SOLUTIONS:

  • Subcontracted vendor for special techniques used to address underground utilities
  • Constant coordination and site management to keep all informed of construction activities
  • Robust crew training to maximize safety on site

RESULTS:

  • Impeccable safety record
  • Completed on time, within budget, during a fast-track, compressed schedule
  • Vastly improved service and reliability
  • Successful water crossin