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ADS HDPE Sewer Pipe: I-90, Third Lake Washington Bridge Maintenance Facility

Description: The construction and pressure testing of a field installation of ADS HDPE corrugated PVC sewer pipe is documented in this report. The ADS HDPE pipe was installed on a project located on I-90 underneath the west approach to the Third Lake Washington Floating Bridge. The ADS HDPE pipe is a double walled (smooth interior) corrugated polyethylene pipe meeting the requirements of AASHTO M 294. The use of the ADS pipe saved time and money by not having to use a backhoe to set the pipe sections. A $507.50 credit was received by the Washington State Department of Transportation for the use of the ADS pipe in lieu of plain concrete pipe.

  • Date Published: April, 1994
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 344.1
  • Last Modified: October 27, 2007
  • Author: Keith W. Anderson.
  • Originator: Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Materials Laboratory.
  • # of Pages: 8 p., 163 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Construction, Corrugated pipe culverts, Cost effectiveness, Drainage, Field tests, Instruments for measuring loads or pressure, Pipe, Polyvinyl chloride, Productivity, Sewers.
  • Keywords: Drainage, pipes, plastic, PVC, I-90, Homer M. Hadley Floating Bridge (Wash.)
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