HDD Typical - Drill and Pull 

Owner: Wickland Pipelines

Contractor: J-C General

Crossing: Sacramento Bypass in (Sacramento, CA)

Length: 4,450 LF (dirt formation)

Pipe Size: 12" Steel Pipe

This crossing consisted of a dense marshland and two high profile levees. Centerline maintained a straight trajectory until the 3,000' mark in which a 1,500' horizontal radius was carried to the exit point. 

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Owner: PG&E

Contractor: Barnard/ The HDD Company

Crossing:  Canals and RR Tracks paralleling Riego Rd. (Sacramento, CA)

Length: 3 Bores - 1,880 LF, 800 LF, 800 LF (hard pan/dirt formation)

Pipe Size: 30" Steel Pipe

The 1,880 LF crossing consisted of one canal and a set of UPRR tracks while the other two bores consisted of one canal each. Tremie pipes were pulled in as well to aid in the grouting of the annular space.

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Owner: Nevada Energy

Contractor: Q&D Construction

Crossing:  Truckee River (Reno, NV)

Length: 1,060 LF (Boulder/cobble formation)

Pipe Size: 12" Steel Pipe

The boulders created for a slow pace to maintain accuracy during the pilot hole operations, but no variances were exceeded and target schedule was met. 

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Owner: Cargill Salt

Contractor: Galindo Construction

Crossing:  San Francisco Bay (parallel to Dumbarton Bridge)

Length: 6,984 LF (Slipline in existing 20" steel pipe)

Pipe Size: 14" FPVC Pipe

Replacement of Cargill Salt's existing steel line via slipline.

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Owner: City of Elk Grove

Contractor: Garney Construction

Crossing:  Sacramento County Wastewater Plant

Length: 3,300 LF (dirt/ cobble formation)

Pipe Size: 12" FPVC Pipe

This line spanned a wetland area between two levees for the construction of a new wastewater plant.

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