Underground Pipe Installation and Inspection

Underground Pipe Installation and Inspection – One Day Training Course

This one day introductory training course discusses proper procedures for underground pipe installation and inspection on Michigan Department of Transportation Projects and projects with state or federal funding. The following topics are presented in this training course as they apply to the installation of culverts, storm sewer, underdrain, and drainage structures:

  • Site Safety and Personal Protection including Miss Dig Location System
  • Culvert Pipe, Storm Sewer Pipe, Underdrain Pipe, Drainage Structures
    • Types, Sizes, Joints, Properties
    • Storage, Delivery, Placement
    • Qualified Products (QPL), Tested Stock, Approved Manufacturers
    • Video Inspection, Mandrel Testing, Corrective Action
    • Payment
  • Soil Types and Contaminated Soils
  • Groundwater Conditions and Contaminated Groundwater
  • Trench Excavation and Over-excavation(undercutting)
  • Pipe Foundation
  • Pipe Bedding
  • Pipe Backfill
  • Pipe Bedding Compaction Methods and Density Requirements
  • Pipe Backfill Compaction Methods and Density Requirements

 This training course is intended to familiarize inspectors, technicians, construction managers, superintendents, foreman, and pipe layers with the Michigan Department of Transportation requirements for the proper installation of  culverts, storm sewer, underdrain, and drainage structures. Please contact Tom Larabel at [email protected] or 231-591-5826 for more information about this training course.

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