April 32018

Design/Build Assistance

A common question asked of General Excavating's project managers by engineers, general contractors, mechanical contractors, and owners is: "What can General Excavating provide early in the design process to assist in the efficient delivery of our project?"  The first thing we offer is over 30 years of institutional knowledge.  If you have a project in the area, there is a pretty good chance we have been there in the past on other jobs.  This experience means many potential problems can be avoided or cost savings provided early in the project development process.  While budget numbers for underground utilities is a good ...

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March 222018

Wide Open Places or Tight Spaces

It’s true, we love installing utilities in a wide open field with the sun shining down on our hard hats and no underground encumbrances in sight.  But, more often than not, we find ourselves in a tight alley, a congested street right of way, or in the interior of a building under construction.  If only that were the end of the challenges but for good measure add fiber in the way, deep existing utilities for connections, traffic, and all the peculiarities of congested work sites, and you have the conditions for the work we do best.  Past work includes: •   ...

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