Underground Power Transmission and Trenchiess Construction

June 2010
Underground Construction;Jun2010, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses the trenchless construction of underground power transmission infrastructures in the U.S. It emphasizes that trenchless method such as horizontal directional drilling (HDD) can be employed in underground infrastructure that requires significant excavation for placement of duct, manholes and vaults. According to Brian Dorwart of Brierley Associates, the method produces less carbon footprint than open cut construction.


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