Baltimore grants $18.8M contract for wastewater pipeline rehab project

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BALTIMORE, MD, March 31, 2014 -- More than 58,000 feet of small-, medium- and large-diameter cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) will soon be installed in residential neighborhoods across the Union Square area of Baltimore City.

SAK Construction, LLC (SAK) has been awarded an $18.8-million contract to oversee the project. The assignment requires SAK to install more than 50,000 feet of CIPP less than 15 inches in diameter; more than 3,500 feet of pipe 18 to 33 inches in diameter; and 3,500 feet of 52-inch pipe.

According to Bob Stier, Atlantic Division general manager, extensive pre-planning has begun on the project, which also requires SAK to rehabilitate manholes, renovate lateral lines and complete spot repairs. The assignment, part of a comprehensive plan that Baltimore is implementing to improve its wastewater system, is scheduled for completion in late 2015.

See also: "Baltimore to receive miles of cured-in-place pipe in wastewater pipelines"

About SAK

Founded in 2006, SAK makes its national headquarters in O’Fallon, Mo., and has active projects across the U.S.  In addition to Baltimore, it operates regional headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. and Tampa, Fla. SAK solves the challenge of maintaining and restoring aging water, sanitary, and oil and gas pipeline infrastructure for the municipal, energy and industrial markets. SAK helps customers worldwide meet the task of renewing, protecting and expanding their pipeline infrastructure. For more information, visit www.sakcon.com

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