January 52015

SHOREGUARD -Seawall Restoration and Maintenance Project

ShoreGuard is an extremely durable product often used to protect the shoreline of ponds, lakes or other bodies of water from erosion and the elements.  ShoreGuard is a system of interlocking vinyl sheet piling that is driven into the ground, supported by deadmen tie backs, secured by front (waterside) and back (landside) walers and finished with a cap board.  General Excavating recently completed a restoration and maintenance project at a farm pond where ShoreGuard had been installed over fifteen years ago.  While the seawall was in excellent shape, the cedar cap and walers needed replaced after the long period of exposure.  General ...

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December 152014

AGC Nebraska Building Chapter Award

General Excavating was recently honored by the Nebraska Chapter of Associated General Contractors for their work on the Nebraska Innovation Campus Central Renewable Energy System Project.  The Build Nebraska Awards are awarded to members of the Nebraska Building Chapter and are designed to recognize outstanding projects in five separate categories. The Central Renewable Energy System Project, designed by Olsson Associates received an award in the Specialty Contractor category.  Working as a subcontractor to the Kiewit Building Group, General Excavating constructed nearly 10,000 feet of 30-inch pipe on an innovative energy system designed to heat and cool Nebraska Innovation Campus.  The sytem captures the effluent from ...

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