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Current Projects

Client: RH Moore Construction
Location: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Description: Pump Station 119 FM - As a subcontractor, TBL is installing approximately 12,450 LF of 24" DR-11 HDPE by directional drill.  While the borings are of different lengths, there will be 8 shots in total.

Client: Hillsborough County, FL
Location: Tampa, FL
Description:  Westchase Potable Water Interconnection - This project includes the installation of 2650 LF of 12" FPVC primarily by HDD and includes steel casings buried by open trench method for future road construction and respective utility extensions.

Client: Hillsborough County, FL
Location: Tampa, FL
Description: Shell Point Road Water Main Replacement - Constructing this project requires a delicate touch in a congested ROW along highly trafficked areas.  Materials to be installed include 4750 LF of 8" FPVC by directional drill, 4550 LF of 8" DIP and 1000 LF of 6" DIP by open trench construction.  Also included in the project are 11 jack & bore crossings installing 600 LF of 16" steel casings.

Client: Manatee County, FL
Location: Bradenton, FL
Description: Force Main 18 M Replacement - Cortez Road - TBL will construct 3000 LF of 8" DR-11 HDPE and 8" C-900 DR-18 PVC by directional bore and conventional trench.  The project also includes all fittings, valves, traffic control, restoration, by-pass pumping and pavement repair.

Client: Manatee County, FL
Location: Bradenton, FL
Description: Tara 20 Force Main Parallel to Lena Road - Project includes the installation of 8700 LF of 20" C905 DR-18 FPVC  force main from SR-70 to the existing 30" force main and make a tie-in.

Client: City of Daytona Beach
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Description: Halifax River Force Main Improvements - This project includes construction of a single 30" subaqueous force main beneath the Halifax River, approximately 2500 LF in length and of fusible PVC materials.  On the west bank the line will tie into the existing force main at the headworks and on the east bank the southern connection of the proposed 30" FM will tie into the 24" FM on Peninsula Drive.

Client: Lakeland Electric
Location: Polk County, FL
Description: This project requires a multi-staged approach performing various tasks to enhance Lakeland's natural gas transmission line, that must coincide with planned shut-downs at the power plant.  Tasks to be completed include installation of new steel pipeline by jack & bore and HDD methods, isolating and purging Florida Gas Transmission & Gulfstream natural gas pipeline connections (approx. 10 miles of pipe), abandon & grout fill old pipe, install new flanges, valves & vents and repack the gas line.  Project has critical milestones to meet during the plant outage.

Client: Brunswick Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission
Location: St Simons Island, GA
Description:  Pump Station 2032 Regional Force Main Improvements - Project includes the installation of a new 16" force main along a portion of Fredrica Road, Palmetto Street and the entrance and headworks to the Dunbar Creek WPCP in St Simons Island, GA.  The work includes installation of 10,450 LF of 16" HDPE DR-11 by directional drill, 760 LF of 16" DR-18 PVC by open lay, connection of the new force main to PS 2032, connection of the force main to the junction box at Dunbar Creek and rehabilitation of 90 LF of 30" DIP gravity sewer by fiber resin lining.

Natural Gas

Client: Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission
Location: Lexington County, SC
Description: Lines L/M Exposure Remediation - This project requires the new installation of 8" and 12" steel high pressure gas mains beneath a stream and wetlands outside of Columbia, SC.  The new lines will replace the old, exposed lines originally installed in the '60s.

Client: Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission
Location: Dorchester County, SC
Description: Project included the installation of 1200 LF of 10" and 12" steel high pressure gas pipe by directional drill along Sheep Island Parkway in Summerville, SC.

Client: Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission
Location: Orangeburg County, SC
Description: Project work included the subaqueous installation of a new 12" high pressure natural gas line beneath the Saluda River.

Client: SCE&G
Location: Bluffton, SC
Description: Installation of 27,500 LF of new 10” steel gas main and retiring of 29,600 LF of same. Project also includes install of 4” and 6” pipe as well as tie-in of 3 regulator stations. Construction methodology includes both open cut and HDD under wetlands and to avoid grand trees.

Client: Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission
Location: Orangeburg County, SC
Description: Project includes the installation of 2100 LF of 10" steel transmission main under the Edisto River.

HDD Projects

Client: Pinellas County, FL
Location: Clearwater, FL
Description: Project included the subaqueous installation of a 24" FM by directional drill and cast iron connections at the existing pump site and a tie-in to the existing PVC force main on American Legions Drive.

Client: RH Moore Construction, Inc.
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Description: Performed a 1500 LF subaqueous directional drill of 42" diameter HDPE pipe for a new water main interconnection between Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority and City of Myrtle Beach.

Client: Walsh Group | Archer Western Construction
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Description: Project includes installing multiple carrier conduits by HDD, that will house new electrical wiring for a runway lighting renovation project at Naval Air Station (NAS) JAX. Conduits will be installed with spacers and thermal grout.

Client: RH Moore Construction
Location: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Description: As a sub-contractor, TBL is installing 2,551 LF of 18" HDPE and 1,931 LF of 14" HDPE by directional drill. Tie-ins to be done by prime contractor.

Water Infrastructure

Client: Jacksonville Electric Authority
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Description:  This project utilized open cut trench, dry bore & jack and horizontal directional drill methods to install 3,785 LF of 16” PVC, 2,900 LF of 20” PVC and 2,570 LF of 18” HDPE installed by drill. A total of 240 LF of 18” & 20” steel-encased force main by auger bore was also installed.

Client: Garney Construction
Location: Largo, FL
Description: As a sub-contractor, TBL is installing approximately 28,500 LF of fPVC ranging from 12"-30" in diameter, broken out as 26 separate drill shots in very poor, karst soil conditions.

Client: Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA)
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Description: This is a Design/Build project with TBL as the lead contractor and GAI Associates as the design engineer, for the construction of a 30" diameter reclaim water main that is 2,800 LF and will be installed beneath the St Johns River.

Client: City of Deerfield Beach
Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Description: TBL constructed an 8" fire main and 3" water line by subaqueous HDD connecting facilities on Hillsboro Blvd to Deerfield Island Park.

Client: Popco
Location: Brunswick, St. Simons Island, GA
Description: TBL installed just over 11,000 LF of 14" and 16" HDPE force main pipe by directional drill.  Shot sizes ranged from 300 LF to 3,353 LF.

Client: JEA
Location: Busch Dr. - Jacksonville, FL
Description: Project included the installation of 3100 LF of 36" HDPE force main by open cut construction.

Client: Town of Garden City
Location: Garden City / Savannah, GA
Description: Installation of 3,776 LF of 12" water main by horizontal directional drill to avoid wetlands, including installation of a 24" casing by jack & bore.

Client: Citrus County Board of County Commissioners
Location: Citrus County, FL
Description: This project included installation approximately 4.5 miles of 4 & 8" force main by trench and HDD, including demo of existing lift station and construction of a new one.

Client: City of Palm Coast
Location: Palm Coast, Flagler County, FL
Description: Project included installing 11,000 LF of 16" force main by open trench and 3,300 LF of 18" force main by directional drill, including the construction of a new master pump station.

Client: St. Johns County, FL
Location: I-95 & International Golf Parkway | Greater St. Augustine, FL
Description: This project included the installation of 12,800 LF of 24", 20" and 16" reclaim water main and 7,000 LF of 20" & 16" force main. Construction methods include open trench and directional drill, including a shot under I-95.

Client: Hillsborough County, FL
Location: Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL
Description: Installation of 5,700 LF of 16" fPVC force main, all by directional drill, including a 24" auger bore to install a steel casing.