April 212014

Utilities Work In A Tight Spot

Secured Entrances, Site Safety Orientations, I.D. Badges, Limited Staging Areas, High Pedestrian Traffic, Confined Spaces... all familiar terms and guidelines when working on industrial, manufacturing or healthcare projects. General Excavating thrives in these types of work environments and has often found itself between a concrete wall and some other immovable object.  "One of the challenges on this type of project is the large number of people all working in the same area.  Coordination with other trades is crucial for a successful project," according to Jim Brunner, project manager at General Excavating.  While work in a manufacturing facility can provide some unique problems, it also ...

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April 42014

Lower Platte South NRD: Salt Creek Levee Drainage Project

Salt Creek, Lincoln--There are times when we wonder how did we end up here? Most often projects go best if you start at the bottom and work your way to the top even if the starting point is in the middle of a creek. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District required some maintenance work to be performed at four sites along Salt Creek from 20th Street to Superior Street in Lincoln, Nebraska. Erosion and time had impacted the soil along the banks and the drainage structures emptying into the creek. Following the design and specifications of EA Engineering, Science, ...

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