Brown and Caldwell Home Page
Technical Papers RECENT PAPERS    ALL PAPERS      LOG IN

Brown and Caldwell engineers and scientists are technical and thought leaders in the environmental sector. Meet the people who have been advancing innovation for more than 70 years.
Author      Title/Abstract      


Crosstown 2 Rehabilitation Project Balancing Utility Needs with Community Impacts
Author: Olivia Furlan and Harrison Steed
Date: 1/211
Pre-print, WEF Collection Systems 2010 Conference, Phoenix, AZ, June 13-16, 2010

The Crosstown Interceptor Rehabilitation Project No. 2 consisted of installation of cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) in approximately 3 miles of the interceptor, varying from 36- to 60-inches in diameter, which conveys flows from residential, commercial, and major Las Vegas Boulevard casinos. The project alignment extends from east of Las Vegas Boulevard to both the west and east sides of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus. Project challenges that necessitated balancing utility needs and community impacts included the following: construction of a temporary bypass system, work on UNLV property and in Las Vegas resort corridor, private property coordination, low-bid contractor selection, and tight project schedule. This paper discusses how the project team addressed these project challenges. The design approach to these challenges included proactive coordination and notification of all affected properties and the development of a defined bypass corridor.