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Directional Drilling

For 72 consecutive years, Gabe’s Construction Co. has maintained the focus embedded by founder Jacob Gabrielse on being a company driven by serving others. Be it the original farmers they installed field tiles for in the 1940s, the gas utilities and water and sewer districts of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, the fiber-optic telecommunication carriers since the 1980s, or the oil and gas pipeline companies, electrical utilities and Distributed Antenna System providers of the 2000s and 2010s, that focus has remained steadfast.


Driveways had been one of the more frustrating obstacles Lewis Spradlin faced during 22 years of experience installing propane services. Spradlin, co-owner of D&D Gas in Jacksonville, Fla., explained, “Sometimes I’d end up having to put a line all the way around a house because I couldn’t get under the driveway with my excavator.”