Houston Ship Channel
- LocationHouston, Texas
- TimelineAugust 2020 - May 2021
Michels Trenchless, Inc. was contracted to complete the final segment of a 20-inch and 36-inch liquid pipelines. The segment kicked off outside of the city of Houston in LaPorte and continued through the existing pipeline corridor, across the San Jacinto Bay, Alexander Island, and Houston Ship Channel in a series of 6 horizontal directional drills (HDD) to Baytown.
The project consisted of 17,019 feet of 20-inch .500" WT and 13,337 feet of 36-inch .750"WT pipe; 4 20-inch HDDs - Corridor Junction, approximately 1,247 feet; Miller Cut Off Road, approximately 1,994 feet; Houston Ship Channel, approximately 5,490 feet; and San Jacinto Bay, approximately 6,853 feet; 2 36-inch HDDs - Houston Ship Channel, approximately 5,397 feet and San Jacinto Bay, approximately 7,025 feet; Bayway Drive Crossing, 144 feet of 28-inch cased bore; 20-inch launcher/receiver; 36-inch trap site; and 20-inch and 36-inch mainline valves.