Infrastructure

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Geo-Solutions regularly performs work for public and private sector clients engaged in the improvement of existing or construction of new infrastructure on transportation and other types of development projects.  Geo-Solutions maintains strong relationships with many of the larger general contractors or construction managers that are typically involved in these sorts of projects, but Geo-Solutions has also been engaged directly by Owners and public agencies too.  Work in these industries ranges from ground improvement for new construction to environmental remediation prior to site development.

Infrastructure Case Studies

Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Panhandle Energy SR 91 Relocation Project

Pipe Grouting Dimensions:  57,300 feet of 18-inch and 24-inch pipelines
Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions completed a pipe adbandoment project of existing gas pipelines that was positioned parallel to the Florida turnpike (SR 91).  A new 36-inch pipeline is being installed along the turnkpike and the old pipline needed to be…

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Ashtabula, OH: Bio-Polymer Drain Reserve, Environmental Services, Inc.

Bio-Polymer Trench Dimensions: Two trenches totaling 1,135 linear feet.  Each trench was 27 feet deep x 2 feet wide.
Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions installed two bio-polymer trenches for collecting and treating groundwater around a landfill.  There were numerous sources of leachate around the landfill that were creating locations of contaminated water. …

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Ogden, UT: Slurry Wall Installation and Bio-Polymer Drain A.V. Watkins Dam

Slurry Wall Dimensions:      CB wall: 1,569,741 sf, 3 feet wide, maximum depth of 68 feet
Biopolymer Drain Dimensions: 500 lf, 3 feet wide, maximum depth of 18 feet
Description of Work:
The Willard Reservoir was constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation from 1957 – 1964.  The dam surrounding the reservoir is…

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Brisbane, Australia: Slurry Wall Construction and Vacuum Trial Area

Slurry Wall Dimensions:  1.296 linear meters, 18,544 square meters, reaching depths of 16 meters
Description of Work:
The Port of Brisbane has been expanding their port by dredging up river mud into paddocks.  The material is hydraulically placed into the paddocks and mainly consists of sand and low-strength dredged…

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Brisbane, Australia: Slurry Wall Construction and Vacuum Trial Area

Slurry Wall Dimensions: 16,500 square meters, an average depth of 16 meters, and a width of 800 mm
Description of Work:
The Port of Brisbane is a series of man-made paddocks that were created by dredging up river mud.  For this project, the purpose of the cutoff wall was to improve…

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Marysville, CA: Yuba River Levee Repairs – Phase IV

SCB Slurry Wall Dimensions: 225,000 sf, maximum depth of 80 feet
Description of Work:
This project is one of series of slurry walls that Geo-Solutions has participated in for the flood protection of the Cities of Marysville, Yuba City, and Sacramento, California.  This area is at high risk of flood…

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East Hartford, CT: FEMA Accreditation Project

Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions was contracted to modify a levee owned by the Town of East Hartford, Connecticut under the purview of the United States Army Corps of Engineers District Baltimore.  This project consisted of the installation of a 3,700-foot, soil-bentonite slurry wall constructed to depths exceeding 65 feet.  The…

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Piqua, OH: Lockington Dam Foundation Pressure Grouting

Project Features:

Two-Line Grout Curtain
Fully documented, real-time, automated, grouting parameter monitoring and recording
Remediation of earthen embankment dam and underlying rock foundation
Pressure Grouting of soil and rock
Used a suite of low to high mobility balanced, stable grouts
Installed grout holes through sensitive impervious dam core

Background:
This project was performed for the Miami…

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Irving, TX: Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Significant Project Features:

Three-foot wide cutoff wall installed using single auger Deep Soil Mixing
Bentonite slurry mixed used for drilling and mixing
Installed using track-mounted hydraulic drill rig
744 foot wall installed to tie together 2 existing slurry walls
Installation of flood berm over barrier wall

Background:
Geo-Solutions was contracted by The City of Irving, Texas…

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Selma, VA: Leachate Interceptor Trench Kim-Stan Landfill

Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions completed a leachate interceptor trench via the bio-polymer trenching method at the Kim-Stan Landfill in Selma, Virginia.  The interceptor trenches were installed as part of the landfill closure, to intercept and collect and treat leachate generated from the landfill and channel it into a treatment…

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Bartonville, IL: Pond Embankment Improvements

Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions successfully completed pond embankment improvements at a plant for a client located in Bartonville, Illinois.  The pond embankments were part of the fly ash management program and were designed to minimize off-site seepage of process water.  The embankment improvements included installation of a cement-bentonite vertical…

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Baltimore, MD: East Chase Street Jet Grouting

Description of Work:
Completed during the spring of 2003, the East Chase Street Excavation Support project involved the installation of jet-grouted beam walls around an area of damaged sanitary sewer line.  Beam walls were constructed by inserting steel beams into jet-grouted columns.  The beams were lowered into the freshly installed…

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Empire, CO: Guanella Reservoir Dam

Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions installed a slurry wall through and under a new embankment dam.  The slurry wall was part of a larger reservoir project to create municipal water storage for the City of Golden Colorado.  The dam encloses a former gravel pit.
The slurry wall is a total of approximately…

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Flushing, NY: Flushing Combined Sewer Outflow Project

Description of Work:
Geo-Solutions was subcontracted to install an excavation support system (ESS) and groundwater seepage barrier as part of the construction of the Flushing Bay Combined Sewer Outfall (CSO) facility in Flushing, Queens, New York. Construction of the ESS wall was performed in a three-step process including slurry wall…

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Yarmouth, ME: Solidification of Fly Ash Material, W.F. Wyman Station

Description of Work:
This project completed with the solidification of over 30,000 cubic-yards of fly ash.  The fly ash was generated as a byproduct of oil-fired electricity generation at a power plant operated by Central Maine Power Company in Yarmouth, Maine.  The area solidified is a 2.6-acre lagoon directly adjacent…

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