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Project Spotlight: Griffin Farms

By: Contech Engineered Solutions Griffin Farms is a mixed-use housing development featuring 100,000 sf of retail, 264 luxury apartments and 165 luxury single family homes. Land use efficiency and cost drove the use of underground infiltration.  After evaluating all the options, engineers at Kimley-Horn selected a corrugated steel pipe detention system from Contech Engineered Solutions. CSP was selected […]

Project Spotlight: DLA Troop Support Facility

By: Lane Enterprises, Inc   After learning of the hefty price tag associated with a Thermoplastic Detention System, contractors reached out to Lane Enterprises, Inc to help value-engineer a replacement system.  After comparing the options a polymer-coated corrugated steel pipe detention system was selected.  Polymer Coated CSP was shown to be comparable in terms of […]

Project Spotlight: Saddlebrook Marketplace

By: Pacific Corrugated Pipe Co. Construction of a new shopping center warranted a stormwater runoff system that included both a retention pond manifold and detention system overflow.  Along with the longer runs of pipe, all of the corrugated metal pipe had to be connected to a Type 4 concrete catch basin per ADOT standard Detail C-15-30.  […]

Project Spotlight: Racetrac Blairs Bridge

By: Southeast Culvert In 2017, Racetrac Petroleum implemented a new company concept in Douglas County, GA known as a convenience stop (otherwise known as a truck stop). This site is located on Interstate 20 which runs from South Carolina to California. The sites are larger than  the traditional gas stations so the stormwater treatment and […]

Project Spotlight: Little Wolf Creek Parking Lot

By: Pacific Corrugated Pipe Co. After heavy rains in Northern California, the side of a hill, on the edge of a parking lot, gave way creating a sinkhole approximately 250’ in diameter.  This section of Wolf Creek, directly at the bottom of the hole, handles about ¼ of Grass Valley’s stormwater drainage during the heavy […]

Project Spotlight: 801 Centreville Road

By: Lane Enterprises, Inc Located in Newville, PA, a substantial warehouse development needed a new drainage system that could handle a significant amount of storm water.  The original plans for the new storm water drainage system involved using reinforced concrete pipe, at a hefty price tag.  After speaking with contractors and engineers, Lane Enterprises, Inc […]

Project Spotlight: Delano Synthetic Fields and Stadium Renovations

By: TrueNorth Steel   The local high school in Delano, MN decided a renovation to their stadium was in order.  Among the renovations a new detention system was to be installed – under the athletic field!  After consulting with the project engineers and contractors, the school system decided to go with corrugated steel pipe for the […]

Project Spotlight: Bitter Creek Western Railroad

By: Pacific Corrugated Pipe Co. The design of this extra special project required the engineering team at PCP to create a train tunnel designed and constructed out of CSP.  While there are currently 4 different tunnels located at Bitter Creek Railroad this track was the first type designed and built with corrugated steel pipe! The […]

Project Spotlight: Arundel Mills West Side Parking Lot

By: Lane Enterprises Located in Arundel Mills, Maryland – a hotel/casino needed a replacement for their existing stormwater management basin. The new underground detention system was designed as a dual system comprised of a 120″ perforated system placed above a 24″ perforated system.  The system bypass was accommodated with a 120″ solid run of pipe […]

Project Spotlight: Labette County Bridge 183 Replacement

By: Contech Engineered Solutions In Labette County, Kansas, a concrete bridge structure was in need of replacement. Originally built in the early 1900s, the structural condition of the bridge was very poor, and the neighboring landowner was experiencing damaging flooding events due to back up from the bridge. In order to respond quickly to the […]