Category: Foundation Lifting

9Aug 2016

Trenchless Rehab Solution Lifts Box Culvert in Pensacola, Florida

By Robert Armstead
Trenchless Culvert Repair

Ground Works lifts a quadruple box culvert 24″ in this trenchless culvert repair project

Trenchless Technology Magazine
August 8th, 2016 by Aaron Hall

In April 2014, Florida’s panhandle experienced a historic flooding event, which was highlighted by 20 in. of rainfall in just two days. For perspective, on average, the rainfall in this area is just more than 60 in. a year.

This once-a-century event caused numerous sinkholes, portions of Interstate-10 were closed and the soils of the entire region were completely saturated for an extended period of time. As the rain waters eventually receded, a large amount of voids were created in the soil, wreaking havoc on the affected areas public works and infrastructure systems.

Jackson Lakes Box Culvert

Specifically, as a result of this storm, the Jackson Lakes box culvert in Pensacola suffered a tremendous amount…

27Mar 2015

URETEK Helps the City of Tampa in its Opening of the Riverwalk Historical Monument Trail

By Robert Armstead

URETEK Helps the City of Tampa in its Opening of the Riverwalk Historical Monument Trail

The City of Tampa has been developing the Riverwalk Historical Monument Trail in downtown Tampa to serve as both a memorial to the many noteworthy people who have shaped the history of Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida.  The trail was developed as an extension of Curtis Hixon Park, as both a commemoration and a place of enjoyment for the Tampa Bay Community.

While preparing for the trail’s grand opening, the City of Tampa noticed several locations along the trail that were experiencing some settling due to soil movement underneath the concrete slabs and along an adjacent seawall that were creating trip hazards.  To fix this problem the City of Tampa reached out to URETEK for help.

In coordination with the City of Tampa Facilities Management department, URETEK developed an injection plan utilizing the URETEK Method® to stabilize and level two 10 ton concrete slabs…