Tag: Transfield Services

6Feb 2014

Manhole Structure Repair

By uretekhr

Transfield Services, a Florida Department of Transportation contractor, contacted URETEK Holdings to seal the joints and stabilize the soil surrounding the structure for a manhole cover that had settled almost 12 inches due to inflow and infiltration.

The project challenges included total pipe to structure joint failure and high water flow in the pipes.  Consequently, other methods had failed, but URETEK was up for the challenge.

URETEK’s solution was to inject the URETEK polymer directly through the base of the structure and invert of RCP to seal and stop the soil mitigation.

URETEK’s business development manager, Tommy Russum,  started the process by designing injection port quantities and depths in conjunction with the…