Campbell Avenue Watermain, City of Wabasha, Minnesota

Campbell Avenue Watermain

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City of Wabasha, Minnesota

A break on a major 12-inch trunk watermain occurred directly beneath the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. The watermain is one of only two connections to the wells and storage tanks on the southwest side of the railroad tracks, providing service to the majority of the city’s population on the northeast side of the tracks. Until the 12-inch watermain could be repaired, the city would have to rely on a single 50-year-old, cast iron, 6-inch watermain crossing.

Bolton & Menk developed plans and specifications to directionally drill a new 12-inch watermain crossing beneath the railroad tracks. The project necessitated close coordination with and permitting through the Union Pacific Railroad.

With the newly completed crossing, the city now has a reliable trunk watermain connection to its primary water supply and storage system to the majority of the city’s population.

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