The crew of the South Waterfront Greenway – Central District celebrated the completion of the final major milestone – all of the concrete work – on Friday, October 10, 2014 with a barbecue overlooking the river. The few remaining tasks, including the hydroseeding and benches, will be completed by the end of the month. Congratulations … Continue reading South Waterfront Crew Celebrates Final Major Milestone
The Rock Creek Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility Gravity Thickeners project for Clean Water Services in Hillsboro, Oregon is really showing progress. The team has poured approximately 3,000 cubic yards of concrete since July 2014. The picture below shows two of the four 50-foot diameter tanks completed with the remaining two 50-foot diameter tanks being formed. To … Continue reading Rock Creek Gravity Thickeners project taking shape
Aging infrastructure is a growing concern for municipalities across the United States. Trenchless Technology magazine’s cover story discusses how trenchless means and methods can be used for repairing force mains. Click here for a link to the article.
The paving is complete on the path along the Willamette River between the Marquam Bridge and an existing trail at John’s Landing for the South Waterfront Greenway Central District Improvements project in Portland, Oregon. Remaining tasks including completing the lighting along the path and the irrigation for the landscaping. The project is scheduled for completion later … Continue reading South Waterfront Greenway path completed
Today JWF crews finished installing the last of twelve load cells in three cranes at the Port of Portland. This project had an extremely strict project timeline because work on the cranes had to be completed when there were no ships at the Port to be unloaded. The remaining contract work, torqueing the bolts and touching … Continue reading JWF crews install new load cells in Port of Portland Terminal 6 cranes
Wastewater transmission-line realignment is inching ahead after drilling components were assembled in an open pit in Old Town Victorville on Monday. Later this week, construction crews will tunnel north from the pit at Seventh and C streets and push pipeline casings toward a similar pit being dug north of D Street and the BNSF railroad tracks. The … Continue reading Pipeline replacement project inching along
The 350-foot microtunnel drive on the SW 86th Avenue Pump Station & Appurtenances project reached the reception shaft on Monday, June 30, 2014. Congratulations to the crew on a successful drive!
James W. Fowler Co. employees truly embody the company values of Excellence, Integrity and Service. On June 4, 2014, the crew from the Upper Narrows Pipeline Replacement project in Victorville, California donated cases of cereal and bottled water to the Victor Valley Rescue Mission. The Upper Narrows project is sharing the Mission’s property and the … Continue reading JWF Employees Donate to Victor Valley Rescue Mission
In the early hours of the morning on May 1, 2013, microtunneling contractor James W. Fowler Co. broke through on the third of four drives for the Santa Ana River Interceptor (SARI) Relocation – SARI Mainline project, completing a difficult and record-setting drive that marked the longest S-curve completed in the United States to date. … Continue reading Pushing the Boundaries – Historic Santa Ana River Interceptor Project Completed in Southern California
For any tunnel project, gaining access to the underground is a critical – if sometimes overlooked – component. The building of vertical shafts is the most common method of getting men and material into and out of the tunnel, but shaft construction is no easy matter due to challenging soils, the presence of groundwater, conflicting … Continue reading Reaching New Depths