Montgomery College print logo
InsideMC-FACTS-6

Friday, March 12

President's Corner

Display Image

President's Blog: Advocacy Success from the County Council

Need to Know

Display Image

Submit Federal Work Study and Student Assistant Continuing Student Employment Forms by March 12

From the Board of Trustees

Display Image

Presidential Search Update

HRSTM

Display Image

Office of Human Resources Tip of the Day

Wellness News

Display Image

Zumbathon for Haiti and Chile on Saturday, March 20 at MC-Germantown!

College/Campus News

Display Image

CRLA Approval for Rockville's Math/Science Center

MC Events

Display Image

SpeakeasyDC's "Wetbacks, Aliens, & Towelheads: True Stories from the First Generation" at MC, March 31

Arts at MC

Display Image

Paintings by Jim Condron at the Annex Gallery

It's Academic

Display Image

Attend a Maryland Public College or University FOR FREE!

Library News

Display Image

MC Libraries Spring Break Hours

Campus Sports News

Display Image

MC Cricket Team Set to Defend National Title

Other

Display Image

Consignment Ski and Snowboard Tickets Still Available

Newsletters

Display Image

Get Your Copy of "The Evening Weekend News"

IT@MC

Display Image

Podcast Server Maintenance, March 15 and 16

Life Events

Planning Matters

Display Image

Tax Tips for 2009: Taxpayers with Tots and Teens

Underground Utility Location - Germantown Campus

Display Image

Category: Need to Know

Published: Mar 12 2010 12:00AM

A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc. Subsurface Utility Engineering Division will be on the Germantown Campus from Tuesday, March 16 through Friday, March 19 locating utilities for the Bioscience Education Center project.

The American Society of Civil Engineers has implemented a standard of subsurface utility engineering manual entitled CI/ASCE 38-02. Utilizing this criteria, AMT will collect and depict reliable data for existing utilities that is critical for making informed decisions and supporting risk management protocol regarding the impact of these utilities on this project.

They will use non destructive vacuum excavation technology to visually locate underground utilities. This versatile "daylighting" method is safer, faster, less labor intensive, and results in smaller holes without damaging the utilities. A high pressure stream of air breaks up the ground and a high air flow vacuum simultaneously suctions up the debris, dirt, rock, etc. and deposits the spoils in a holding tank. Once the engineers measure the size and the depth of the utilities the spoils material will be used to back fill the holes. The restoration process will leave the 8"-12" square holes in the same condition as found. Holes in the asphalt will be patched with cold patch material.

There will be one vacuum truck and one pick-up truck, and two to three field technicians on site daily from approximately 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

<i>The picture shows AMT technicians operating a vacuum excavation truck at the BWI airport.</i>

Related Media

  1. AMT-SUD.gif


MyMC
Authentication Required



Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD

240-567-5000

©2017, Montgomery College

Top