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Niles Avenue Annular Space Grouting

Atlanta, Georgia

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The Job

Atlanta Watershed Management’s Niles Avenue Sewer Improvements project involved approximately 2500LF of microtunneling to install a new 18″ sewer main.

The Challenge

A 72″ microtunnel was chosen, which required approximately 1200CY of annular space grouting. Operations were challenged by the pandemic hitting in the middle of the project.

The Solution

CJGeo proposed 30lb/cuft CJFill-UL cellular grout for the annular space grout. This allowed the contractor to avoid mechanical buoyancy control during grouting operations during single lift grouting.

Over two mobilizations, CJGeo generated the cellular grout onsite and placed it via shafts which were up to 40 feet deep.