A similar concept might be developed for the utilidor
. At present, two of the lift stations at low points in the gravity-fed sewer system are exposed to erosion along the coast.
Given another five to seven years of funding, he says, all the dilapidated utilidors
and old direct-bury piping would have been replaced with newer materials and installed using the latest materials, techniques, and methods for installing utilities in the Arctic.
Holmes began working for Design Alaska in 2008 and has experience designing mechanical, ventilation, plumbing, utilidor
, and fire protection systems.
Also on Fort Wainwright PDC engineered two utilidor
projects--North Post Phase II Utilidor
Repairs and North Post Laterals Project--being done by the same team: Doyon Utilities and contractor CEI with subs Patrick Mechanical and CMI (a subsidiary of CEI).
Rob Spiller, job sponsor for Kiewit Building Group, says the work has made a difference for Kiewit, which has been involved with many university projects, most recently the electrical upgrades and utilidor
project at UAF.
While I'm under here I check the utilidor
, the boxed-in chase beneath the school that contains all the piping and conduit--stuff that would be underground in a more urban area.
In addition, the Nome Joint Utility System is scheduled to begin a utilidor
replacement project this summer to enhance water and sewer service.
Driving growth was the corporation's contracting and professional services sector, which almost doubled in revenues in 2008, and its construction services sector, which increased from $257,000 in 2007 to more than $11 million in 2008, thanks to completion of an 8(a) contract for utilidor
upgrades at Fort Wainwright.
At Eielson, the Corps has included Phase 8 in the Arctic Utilidor
program for $5.7 million to $7 million in its FY 2008 budget.
for a utilidor
project to upgrade the Ninth Street Housing utilities at Fort Wainwright.