June 2018 SiteSolutions: Problems Solved - 4 New Civil Engineering Project Profiles
June 2018
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In This Issue of SiteSolutions
American Center for Mobility at Willow Run
American Center for Mobility at Willow Run
Ypsilanti, Michigan
BridgeCor Provides Tunnel at Driverless Test Track

The connected and automated vehicle (CAV) research facility recently built by the American Center for Mobility is a proving ground to the growing CAV technology market allowing for product testing, development, validation, and certification. The 500-acre, driverless facility includes a 2.5-mile highway loop, two double overpasses, a railroad crossing, intersections, roundabouts, and a tunnel. Due to its cost effectiveness, a BridgeCor® Deep Corrugated Structural Plate was selected as the best option for the curved, 704-foot long tunnel.

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Padden Creek Estuary
Bellingham, Washington
Vortechs and Filterra Improve Water Quality

With estuary restoration essential to the area, a system consisting of a Vortechs hydrodynamic separator to pretreat the water before it entered a Filterra Bioscape was selected as the best option. The result was one easy to maintain structure.

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Germantown Road Reline
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Deteriorating Culvert Restored with Tunnel Liner Plate

When a culvert was severely deteriorated and in need of repair, it was decided that the best option was to reline it with Aluminum Tunnel Liner Plate. TLP was selected for its ability to be assembled inside the host pipe, while also providing a safe working environment. 

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Retaining Wall
Main Event Entertainment
Independence, Missouri
On-site ingenuity made for safe installation
Issues with a large waterline that cropped up on site for a retaining wall installation team were conquered with science, meticulous precaution, and creative collaboration.
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Pipe Solutions Blog
Reline Considerations for Root Intrusion
  Reline Considerations for Root Intrusion, Compromising Joints, and Void Detection
  After recently completing a PDH article for Informed Infrastructure entitled, "How to Design a Culvert Reline Project," I thought it apropos that we take some time here to answer a few more questions regarding reline that I have received over the course of time. So without further ado and in no particular order, let's delve into the World of Reline.
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Stormwater Blog
Durability of Aluminized Type 2 Corrugated Steep Pipe Detention Systems
  Durability of Aluminized Type 2 Corrugated Steep Pipe Detention Systems
  This issue includes a short video to better visually illustrate the durability and general advantages of Aluminized Type 2 (ALT2) corrugated steel pipe (CSP) detention/infiltration systems. In the video, a local Contech sales engineer performed an inspection of a 10-year old, 96-inch diameter, ALT2 CSP system located in Palatine, IL at Fremd High School.
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Upcoming Events
Contech will be participating in the following events, and we invite you to visit us!
Pipelines 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada - July 15-18
LID Conference 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee - August 12-15
StormCon in Denver, Colorado - August 13-15, Booth #405 & 407
APWA PWX 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri - August 26-28, Booth #2823

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