May 202015

WEDGEWOOD LAKE OUTLET STRUCTURE

Wedgewood Lake needed some repairs and rehabilitation.  Through the course of time, sediment had collected diminishing the lake's capacity and the outlet structure showed signs of deterioration.  Wedgewood Lake, a private lake owned by the Wedgewood Lake Manor Association, like other lakes, is inspected annually by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.  The Flatwater Group designed a rehabilitation project that included draining the lake and repairing the outlet structure.  General Excavating, working as a subcontractor to Gana Trucking & Excavating, repaired the emergency spillway including pouring a concrete floor, walls, and the installation of new aluminum slide gates.  Gana removed ...

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May 42015

Construction's Next Generation?

General Excavating's employees are always looking for ways to give back to the community.  Inspiring the next generation of construction workers, as well as passing along some life skills, was part of the motivation in a recent donation of a tool chest filled with tools. Camp Cornhusker, a camp run by the Boys Scouts of America, offers a variety of activities for the individuals who participate in their camps.  A vocational skills program has been added as a way to expose campers to the work associated with trades such as plumbing, auto repair, carpentry, and many others. It is the hope that a ...

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