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Civil | PULICE CONSTRUCTION INC. – I-10 PRINCE ROAD Utility Belt THE CHALLENGE WAS MOVING A DOZEN UTILITIES WITHIN THREE-QUARTERS OF A MILE. BY RUSS GAGER allel to the railroad tracks. These bridges verybody has waited at a railroad grade included numerous shafts that had to be crossing seemingly forever for an endinstalled around the utilities. less freight train, and in the Southwest, Because of collapsible and unstable soil concoal trains can run for more than a • Project cost: $78 million ditions, the bridges required approximately mile. “We’re lowering I-10 and making Prince • Location: Tucson, Ariz. 400 steel-reinforced concrete drill shafts 5 to 7 Road go above I-10 and over the railroad,” Pulice • Employees onsite at peak: 120 feet in diameter and 70 to 80 feet deep. “All Construction Inc. Project Manager Aaron Insco • Scope of work: Overpass and widening those drill shafts were where the utilities were explains. “One major reason for these jobs is the existing, so all the utilities had to be grouped railroad. We have the Union Pacific Railroad together within that utility corridor and running along the freeway in Tucson. They’re defined for the project,” Insco notes. “Some adding a double track to their existing line, were located in the corridor, but the majority which means they’re going to triple the amount -Aaron Insco, project manager were not. They were on both sides of the of trains going through the town.” street going in different routes. Pulice Construction Inc. won the $78 million “Some were 20 feet away, and some were bid to widen a two-mile stretch of I-10 and build one-quarter mile away,” Insco recalls. “All these utilities had to be relocated an overpass over I-10 for Prince Road that requires three bridges in prior to starting construction of anything underground on our project. We three-quarters of a mile. One bridge extends over the railroad, another had to relocate a dozen utilities out of the way before we could go in there over I-10 and a third one over a corridor of buried utilities that run par- E A four-barrel box culvert is positioned as part of the I-10 project in Tucson, Ariz. « Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road “It’s very critical to try to keep a healthy relationship between all the parties involved.” 160 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

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