Design-Build HDD Project: Offers Assurance To Owner

Tait, Stephen
November 2010
Underground Construction;Nov2010, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p44
Trade Publication
The article reports on the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) design-build project in Jacksonville, Florida. It mentions that Mears Group Inc. takes part in the project which allows an energy producer in the region to enlarge its natural gas pipeline to serve new installations. It notes that design-build provides difference from the distinctive process for HDD projects. According to the Design-Build Institute of America, the projects cost 6 percent and are built 12 percent faster.


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