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CONTECH® ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS
 
September 2017
 
 
 
 
In This Issue of SiteSolutions
 
 
MadTree Brewing
 
 
MadTree Brewing - Cincinnati, Ohio
 
Aluminized Steel Selected as Stormwater Detention System
 

When MadTree Brewing, one of Cincinnati’s fastest growing craft breweries, constructed a new $18M production brewery, taproom, and event center, a detention system was needed to capture stormwater runoff. As the best solution, Aluminized Steel Type 2 was utilized to provide 12,201 CF of storage.

 
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Building Bridges
 
Richland Creek Reservoir and Dam
Richland Creek Reservoir and Dam
Paulding County, Georgia
 
MULTI-PLATE and EXPRESS Foundation Provide Access to New Reservoir
 
A MULTI-PLATE® single radius arch structure was selected for its ability to cross a live stream without impacting the waterway, while also providing support for the new access road above.
 
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Conveyance
 
Norfolk Southern Ballast Protection
Norfolk Southern Ballast Protection
Christiansburg, Virginia
 
Tracktex Protects Ballasts along Railroad Tracks
 

As part of a test, Tracktex™ High-Performance Geocomposite was supplied to Norfolk Southern along a section of their track to determine whether Tracktex was able to provide an increased form of ballast protection in trouble areas. After 2 and 1/2 years of inspections, the filter was determined to be a success.

 
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Pipe Solutions Blog
 
Pipe Blog
 
  Hydraulics for Gravity Sewer Pipe: A Few Things to Consider
   
 

When designing a sewer, what is the correct way to choose the appropriate Manning’s “n” coefficient? Some choose values that are too conservative, while others don’t know long term creep within the pipe wall may adversely affect the hydraulic performance of certain pipe types. Consider this...

 
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Stormwater Blog
 
Stormwater Blog
 
  Manufactured Stormwater Treatment Devices (MTDs) - Part 2: Crossing the MTD Divide
   
  Part two of this blog series looks at the upside potential of a collaborative relationship between MTD providers, regulators, and the research/academic community to continually expand the BMP toolbox to protect receiving waters.
 
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Newsworthy
 
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World Trenchless Day
 
September 28, 2017
 

World Trenchless Day shines a spotlight on all of trenchless technology’s benefits—safety, economics, environmental, and socialby uniting the entire trenchless industry to share the world of trenchless technology, reaching out to those who have not yet realized the impact that trenchless methods have on their communities.

 
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PDH Article Series
 
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Need PDH Credits?
 
 
The PDH Article Series is a unique opportunity for engineers to earn continuing education credit by reading focused articles written by engineers at Contech Engineered Solutions. Simply read the article and take the quiz to receive your PDH credit. 
 
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Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
Contech will be participating in the following events, and we invite you to visit us!
 
National Recreation and Park Association in New Orleans, Louisiana - September 26-27, Booth #1828
 
WEFTEC in Chicago, Illinois - October 2-4, Booth #657
 
Hardscape North America in Louisville, Kentucky - October 18-20, Keystone Booth #22010
 
ASLA in Los Angeles, California - October 21-22, Keystone Booth #1928
 
UDOT Annual Conference in Sandy, Utah - November 7-9, Keystone Booth #519
 
STGEC in Savannah, Georgia - December 11-14, Keystone Booth #22
 
 
 

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