Northglenn, CO — ‘No Dig’ rehab prevents traffic problems for school

No time for delays, Snap-Tite® pipe provides the fix in a day

School was in session at D.B. Stukey Elementary, and the road leading there was badly deteriorated from the corrosion of two underground corrugated metal pipes (CMPs). The city of Northglenn needed to act fast. Digging up and replacing the twin CMPs was too costly, both for the city and for the drivers who depended on using that road every day. One of the existing culverts was originally an 84- inch CMP. The pipe deteriorated extensively over time, resulting in massive deflection and a severe dip in the road above. At some points in the pipe the diameter was as low as 60 inches – 24 inches less than the original installation. “Grant Street [the affected roadway] is one of the only ways to access the neighborhood and school,” said Snap-Tite representative Russ Wosk. “Since school had recently started, repairs needed to be made without digging up the road.” Snap-Tite offered the solution.

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