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  • Lafayette, IN — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe

    Tippecanoe County Culvert Rehabilitation Lafayette, IN Our purpose is to help customers choose culvert rehabilitation solutions which will ensure that the process fits the application and do this reliably and cost effectively. All information in this field study is meant to assist the engineer to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance costs. Introduction Tippecanoe County had a deteriorated corrugated metal culvert that had a failing invert which went underneath a busy road. The county’s objective was to replace and rehabilitate... View Article

  • Huntington, WV — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Spillway Pipe

    Huntington, WV CMP Culvert Our purpose is to help customers choose solutions which will insure that the process fits the application and do this reliably and cost-effectively. All information in this Field Report will assist the engineer to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance costs. Abstract Most of the existing corrugated metal pipe (CMP) installed as culverts under our highways are reaching the end of their working life. There is an emerging widespread need to address this problem in an... View Article

  • Grants Pass, OR — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe Spillways

    Grants Pass, OR CMP CULVERT Our purpose is to help customers choose solutions which will insure that the process fits the application, and do this reliably and cost effectively. All information in this Field Report will assist the engineer to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance costs. Abstract In Grants Pass, OR, the drainage department considered replacing existing corrugated metal pipe used for under-the-road storm drainage. Many of these structures have reached the end of their useful life because of... View Article

  • Gastonia, NC — City saves money with Snap-Tite

    North Carolina City Saves Money by Relining Culvert with Snap-Tite® Pipe The Problem Two corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culverts located in a residential neighborhood in the city of Gastonia, North Carolina were damaged due to rust. One culvert was 24 inches in diameter and the other one was originally 18 inches in diameter but had deflected inward reducing the interior dimension to approximately 16 inches, eight to 10 feet from the inlet end. This deflection was not discovered until the... View Article

  • Franklin, TN — Snap-Tite Replaces Failing Residential Culvert

    Residential Property Left Undisturbed with Culvert Lining Solution The Problem A corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culvert located in a residential neighborhood on Sugatree Lane in Franklin, TN, was failing. It started at a junction box in the backyard of two houses and ran between the property-lines underneath the road, and outlet into a creek. In addition, this CMP was oval, not round, measuring 68 inches by 38 inches. The City of Franklin needed to act quickly to repair the culvert... View Article

  • Fort Morgan, CO — CDOT avoids costly construction delays with Snap-Tite

    CDOT Avoids Costly Construction Delays Using Snap-Tite® BACKGROUND The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) relied heavily on a failing, extensively corroded metal culvert for a variety of uses. Running beneath a main thoroughfare near Fort Morgan, CO, the culvert serves as a primary drainage structure during storm events and a flow source for runoff from a major irrigation canal. It is not only owned by the state, but also by Morgan County and a private sugar company. “The culvert had... View Article

  • Fellsmere, FL — Snap-Tite Tapped for Levee repair

    Big Pipe Restores Function to Levee, Protects Florida Wetlands Background The St. Johns River is the longest river in the state of Florida. It is 310 miles long, forming numerous lakes as it meanders from Central Florida north to Jacksonville. The St. Johns River is also one of Florida’s major interior wetlands. The river is separated into three major river basins and several watersheds (such as Lake George and Ocklawaha River), all managed by the St. Johns River Water Management... View Article

  • Dunkirk, MD — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Spillway Pipe

    Dunkirk, MD cmp dam spillway Our purpose is to help customers choose solutions which will insure that the process fits the application and do this reliably and cost-effectively. All information in this Field Report will assist the engineer to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance costs. In addition, this Field Report will help the task of communicating that these are solutions in use today with a proven track record of installation and use. Abstract Many small to medium sized dams... View Article

  • Donners Pass, CA — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe Spillways

    Doners Pass, CA cmp drainage spillway Our purpose is to help customers choose solutions which will insure that the process fits the application, and do this reliably and cost effectively. All information in this Field Report will assist the engineer to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance costs. Abstract In Donners Pass, Nevada County, CA, the drainage department considered replacing existing corrugated metal pipe used for under-theroad storm drainage. Many of these structures have reached the end of their useful... View Article

  • Denver, CO — Snap-Tite answer for wetland/residential area

    Snap-Tite® Chosen as a Quick, Cost-Effective Solution for Denver’s Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority The Problem The Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA), located in the south metro Denver, Colorado area, is responsible for several culverts located throughout many residential neighborhoods. After evaluating the culverts, SEMSWA determined that multiple culverts were damaged and needed to be replaced. Besides being located in a residential neighborhood, the area containing the culverts was also considered a protected wetland and residential park. Therefore, this area could... View Article