May 19, 2016SAK Construction (SAK), a national pipeline rehabilitation and tunneling services contractor, is beginning work on $21.7 million of contracts won throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions. SAK is repairing the sewer and pipeline infrastructure in these metropolitan areas without excavation or disruption by utilizing state-of-the-art trenchless technologies, including CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) pipeline rehabilitation.
SAK was awarded the following projects as low bidder:
- District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority:
- G100: Local Sewer Rehabilitation 1: a $5.25 million contract for the rehabilitation of approximately 140 manholes and the replacement of existing sewer mains throughout the District of Columbia. Using CIPP, SAK will rehabilitate 15,000 lf of sanitary sewer pipeline, with diameters ranging from 12 to 24 in. The project is under way and will conclude in 2017.
- Rehabilitation of Sewers Under Buildings Phase 2: a $3.6 million contract for the structural repair of sanitary sewer and combined sewer and storm water pipes under buildings at19 sites throughout the District of Columbia. SAK will use CIPP, shotcrete and other methods to repair pipes ranging from 10-in. diameter to 108-in. height.
- Baltimore County
- Herring Run Basin 31: a $2.04 million contract for the rehabilitation of sewer lines in the Ridgeleigh Community, also known as “The Oaks,” situated near Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road. The project includes 23,251 lf of CIPP pipe rehabilitation and 1,109 vf of manhole rehabilitation. Completion is expected in December 2016.
- Stemmers Run Sewershed Rehabilitation: a $1.52 million contract for the rehabilitation of 23,665 lf of sewer pipeline and 882 vf of manhole rehabilitation on the north east side of Baltimore City. SAK will use CIPP as the solution with completion expected in September 2016.
- Jones Falls Basin BC09 Sewer Rehabilitation: a $2.74 million project located on the north side of Baltimore City for the rehabilitation of sewer lines between I-83 North, I-695, Timonium Road and York Road. A train system bisects the work area. SAK will use CIPP to line 34,868 lf of sewer lines and will rehab 1,588 vf of manholes. Jones Falls BC09 is to be completed by February 2017.
- City of Baltimore Bureau of Water and Wastewater
- SC 937 Chesterfield Ave, Herring Run Sewershed: a $6.59 million contract to rehabilitate a segment of the sewer system in Baltimore City. SAK will use CIPP to line 11,861 lf of sewer line and install 249 vf of new manholes, 1,191 lf of new 8-in. PVC pipe and 1,409 lf of new 16-in. ductile iron pipe. Work is to be completed by June 2018.
These projects reflect strong national demand for pipeline rehabilitation resulting from America’s aging infrastructure. Collapsing, malfunctioning or inadequate water mains, sanitary sewers and storm sewers produce a variety of serious problems and threaten the water supply.
To address these needs, while minimizing above-ground disruption, municipalities are seeking solutions like those offered by SAK Construction to provide the newest underground trenchless technologies for pipeline rehabilitation. SAK also provides solutions for repairing drinking water mains from 6 to 16 inches in diameter. When expansion of existing water, sewer and storm water systems is required, SAK provides large diameter tunneling services for 48-in. diameter up to 32-ft arch-shaped.
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