17' x 12' x 53'9" Deep Diversion Box - COH Upper Brays

Project Location
Houston, Texas
Construction cost
$684,000
Construction Start/End
09/2016 - 08/2018

Details

When was it constructed and how long has it been in service:
This new diversion box was installed in 2017 as part of a larger project that extended over 3 miles to the Upper Brays Sewer. The diversion box will serve for future line inspection, maintenance and cleaning. The overall project was contracted at approx. $8.8 Million.
Dimensions:

Diameter of line, sewer pipe material (RCP, MCIP, brick, etc.), length of rehab portion: 14' x 12' x 53'9" CAST-IN-PLACE

Depth of pipe:
Diversion box was a finished ID of 53'9"
Health and safety:
Used conventional confined space entry program and trench shoring.
Has any re-inspection been performed? What was the condition of the pipe?
Yes, the structure was in perfect condition.

Methodology

Rehab method used:

Danby Panel Lok III-E Panels to create a cast-in-place box structure.

Method of flow bypass or diversion, if used:
A combination of bypassing flow through plugs and pump diversion was used to gain access to the tunnel.

Hurdles

Problems encountered during construction:
None
Problems encountered after construction:
None