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Mortimer the Sewer Rat (2007 – 2016)

Mortimer the Sewer Rat, the coveted prize of NASTI’s No-Dig Show Educational Fund Auction and famed symbol of trenchless education, has been retired. He was nine. To NASTI members and trenchless professionals, Mortimer has become the headlining act of the No-Dig Show auction each year, with trenchless companies bidding on the stuffed rat as the […]

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Thinking on The Spot Trenchless Technology Magazine Steubenville, OH

Thinking on The Spot Trenchless Technology Magazine Steubenville, OH

ALONG THE BANKS OF THE OHIO RIVER SITS THE CITY OF STEUBENVILLE, OHIO -HOME TO MORE THAN 20,000 CITIZENS, DOZENS OF HISTORIC SITES AND MUSEUMS, AND ONE LARGE SEWER PROBLEM. Midwest Mole, a leading trenchless technology company based in Greenfield, Ind., was contracted by MWH Constructors to reline a deteriorating section of the City’s existing […]

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Thinking on The Spot Trenchless Technology Magazine Steubenville, OH
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Midwest Mole Solves One Large Sewer Problem in Steubenville, OH With Slipling

Relining was done upstream and downstream from the work shaft Along the banks of the Ohio River sits the city of Steubenville, Ohio home to more than 20,000 citizens, dozens of historic sites and museums, and one large sewer problem. Midwest Mole, a leading trenchless technology company based in Greenfield, Indiana, was contracted by MWH […]

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Midwest Mole to Celebrate World Trenchless Day

September 20, 2016 – (Greenfield, IN) – Indiana residents are no strangers to heavy summer rains and strong storms that can leave yards flooded, powerlines toppled, and streets underwater. Though the Hoosier state has seen its share of flooding this summer, imagine how much worse it could be if companies like Midwest Mole weren’t around […]

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More Mortimer! Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!

Mortimer is staying busy on the job with Midwest Mole! Mortimer the Sewer Rat was adopted earlier this year during NASTT’s 15th Annual Educational Fund Auction by the generous folks at Midwest Mole! Check out some of the project sites he’s visited recently: [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Hobart, IN This project in Hobart, Indiana involves replacing more […]

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Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!

Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!

Mortimer the Sewer Rat was adopted earlier this year during NASTT’s 15th Annual Educational Fund Auction by the generous folks at Midwest Mole! He has been on the I-69 Section 5 project with them in the Bloomington, IN area. In Indiana’s first public/private project, Section 5 consisted of 21 miles of SR 37 to be […]

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Mortimer the Sewer Rat is on the Job with Midwest Mole!
Crossing the Des Plaines River

Crossing the Des Plaines River

Crossing the Des Plaines River Shortcrossing Provides Big Challenges When it comes to tunneling, the City of Joliet, Illinois, may not have the wealth of experience that some other, major urban centers may have. After all, there are no subways to dig, no mountains to traverse. But that doesn’t mean it can’t tackle a tricky […]

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Pilot Tube Method Put to the Test in Kentucky

When MAC Construction and Excavating, of New Albany, Ind., faced the challenge of being more than 30 ft deep and needing to cross a 175-ft wide branch off of the Ohio River for a 16-in. sewer, they knew who to call — the contractor that it has almost two miles of pilot tube experience — […]

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Cincinnati Embraces Trenchless to Maintain, Update Aging Infrastructure

Cincinnati, Ohio, like much of its brethren across the United States is in the midst of trying to remedy decades of sanitary sewer and combined sewer overflows and maintain its aging underground sewer infrastructure, much of which was built in the late 1800s or early 1900s. At the helm making sure the system is operating […]

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Cincinnati Sewer District Earns its First DBIA Award

The Brown and Caldwell design-build team has helped the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) earn its first award from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). The district’s Oakley Separation Sewer Project is being recognized in the Water/Wastewater category for exemplary collaboration and integration in the design-build project delivery method. It’s also a nominee […]

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