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  • Dakota, MN — Snap Tite used for Railroad Drainage Project

    Minnesota railroad Railroad drainage 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 Case History 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 proven track records. Introduction Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad faced a costly rehabilitation and rebuild issue... View Article

  • Columbia, MD — Stormwater spill way relines with Snap-Tite

    Stormwater Management Pond Pipe Relined with the Snap-Tite Culvert Lining System Problem Stormwater management (SWM) ponds are common in Maryland and there is a push to improve them to meet current standards. These ponds were part of a design in all stormwater projects 20 to 40 years ago, so any development of any size that has a pond must be maintained. Updating the ponds to current standards is part of that maintenance; and often, the main spillway outlet pipe is... View Article

  • Coffeyville, KS — Track Closure Avoided with Snap-Tite

    Three Damaged Culverts Beneath Railroad Tracks Relined with Snap-Tite® The Problem Drainage culverts installed 40 – 50 years ago are now past their design life and failing. Union Pacific (UP) Railroad, a major U.S. railroad, needed to replace three failing culverts underneath its railroad tracks near Coffeyville, KS. The three corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culverts were completely worn out. Leaving them in this condition might result in a total track collapse, disrupting service. Each of the old culverts was approximately... View Article

  • Chamberlain, SD — Busy Highway Stays open with Snap-Tite Rebah

    South Dakota DOT Maintenance Crew Relines Old Culverts with Snap-Tite Pipe Problem Two corrugated metal pipe (CMP) culverts located under Highway 50 in Chamberlain, South Dakota were in danger of failing. One culvert was a 42-inch diameter CMP and the second culvert was a 30-inch diameter CMP. The culverts were located three-quarters of a mile apart from one another. The South Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) regional office wanted to keep the lanes of traffic open during the repair, therefore... View Article

  • Boynton Beach, FL — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe

    Boynton Beach, Florida CMP Spillway Our purpose is to offer reliable and cost-effective solutions that fit the application. All information is intended to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance expenses. The solutions contained in this Field Report are in use today with a proven track record of installation and function. Our purpose is to offer reliable and cost-effective solutions that fit the application. All information is intended to reduce cost and minimize future maintenance expenses. The solutions contained in this... View Article

  • Boise, ID — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe Spillways

    Boise, ID – ADA County CMP 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 Boise, ID, 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

  • Blanding, UT— UDOT saves time and money with Snap-Tite install

    UDOT Saves $140,000 and Four Weeks Using Snap-Tite® Background A 60-inch corrugated metal pipe (CMP) in Blanding, Utah exhibiting corrosion, and with significant annular erosion a concern, was past its design life. The Utah Department of Transportation was looking for the best repair option for the job – a way to keep costs down, avoid disrupting traffic and keep drivers from accruing delay costs. In deep fill, removing and replacing the CMP was a very expensive option. UDOT also considered... View Article

  • Bartow, WV — Rehabilitation of Failed Corrugated Metal Pipe

    Abstract West Virginia DOT considered replacing deteriorated corrugated metal culverts. Many of these structures have reached the end of their useful life. This Field Report presents an existing application where a deteriorated metal pipe was rehabilitated using Snap-Tite pipe for slip lining. Introduction Bartow, WV had a corrugated metal pipe culvert that was deteriorating and presented a costly dilemma. Conventional methods were expensive and time consuming. There was a need to evaluate a less costly alternative repair method. The Problem... View Article