Missouri Rock, Ozark Mountains Big Challenge To Gas Line Installation

September 2011
Underground Construction;Sep2011, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports on the completion of a 49-mile-long natural gas transmission line through the Ozark Mountains in Missouri by Summit Utilities Management Services LLC in Littleton, Colorado. According to Bret Brown, the company's business development and construction manager, he projects has been the most difficult he has ever worked on due to the hard rock and because of the terrain. Moreover, he adds that the use of horizontal directional drilling has played an important role.


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