An Electric Conduit Construction crew had the task of lowering inner ducts to put a driveway in off busy Irving Park Rd. near O’Hare airport, but when they were lowering the ducts they saw that a fiber had previously been hit. That fiber just happened to lead to the airport.
Diverse challenges await those who excavate in an older metropolis like Chicago — abandoned lines, unstable earth, etc. — and INTREN is surely prepared to meet those challenges head on.
Planet Underground TV takes you into the world of the excavator, and in this segment we feature ElectriCom as they discuss pro-active approaches to safety as a top priority.
Planet Underground TV follows an excavation crew as they use a HDD, attach tracer wires and talk all things excavating to replace old lines and pipes dating back to the 1930s! The crew gives a fascinating glimpse into the challenges they face on a daily basis in this eye-opening video.
Planet Underground TV looks at excavating from the unique viewpoint of the excavator working on a dig site. Hear about mis-located lines, incorrect one-call marks and the dangers these things can lead to—like accidentally hitting a live power line!
Planet Underground TV got access to various INTREN crews on site and also talked Vice President Matt Turk at the 2015 “Roundtable” event about how his crews have had record years for less damages.
In these interviews by Planet Underground TV, a group of excavators shares important safety advice about drilling near electrical substations and underground facilities.