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DOT Project of the Year: Sullivan County Emergency Long Span Repair

By: Lane Enterprises, Inc The Pennsylvania DOT project provided for the emergency repair/replacement of a 31’-9” x 10’-2” long span, steel structural plate, low profile arch that was quickly washed out in an extremely severe storm event that brought 5 to 6 inches of rain in less than one-half hour at a location in Sullivan […]

Retention/Detention Project of the Year: Kwik Trip Convenience Store

By: TrueNorth Steel   To meet the DNR and City Standards this underground stormwater detention system placed under a parking lot was designed to provide the 40% TSS removal as required for redevelopment sites. Corrugated Steel Pipe (CSP) was utilized on this project because of its ability to be arranged in a unique layout configuration […]

CSP & Pipe Arch Project of the Year Winner: Town of Lyons Bridge Replacement

By: Metal Culverts Inc. The town of Lyons in Walworth County Wisconsin was faced with the task of replacing one of their bridges that had recently been deemed structurally inadequate. Like many townships across the state and country, funding was tight and the bridge replacement was added to an already long list of infrastructure projects […]

2019 Project Of The Year Winners

  Our 7th annual Project of the Year awards was graced with 25 amazing projects in 7 categories this year! This was a big year for the POTY awards as we added 2 new project categories & received our very first international submission! 2019 marked a new milestone for our Project of the Year Awards […]

2019 Safety Award Winners

In the 32nd year of the Safety Awareness program, NCSPA is proud to present 47 plants with no lost workdays. In all 8 member companies earned awards. In addition to the annual Safety program, NCSPA is also honoring those plants that have achieved extraordinary long-term safety records. Of special note, Contech Engineered Solutions had 1 […]

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 […]