UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition

UMA Geotechnical Construction, a North Carolina, US-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic region, this past May helped its customer avoid failure of retaining wall structures during the demolition of a bridge spanning Blanket Creek in the Winston-Salem area.

UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition UMA preserves vital retaining wall structures for US bridge demolition

UMA used duplex drilling to advance both casing and drill steel into each hole simultaneously to keep them from collapsing at a ground anchoring project in the Winston-Salem area

UMA, under its subcontract with Kernersville, North Carolina-based National Bridge Builders, installed 14 ground anchors on the two retaining walls that were being held in place by the span that was