Howe Pit Reclamation

Owner:

LaFarge North America, Inc.

General Contractor: 

Kelley Trucking Inc.

Contract Amount: $4.6 M+

Howe Pit Reclamation

Performed pit reclamation including site preparation, Zone 1 slope liner fill (186,800 CY), stabilization berm construction (44,620 CY), above grade crest berm construction (8,766 CY), erosion repair (22,000 CY), landslide repair (7,700 CY), removal of excess soils (288,720) and finish grading. Performed excavation, earthwork, riprap, and boulder placement including 12’ X 3’ CBC, concrete channel with spillway and GCL liner system for First Creek Channel. Howe Pit was a complex project with many obstacles that were overcome by the project team. Re-design of slope liner during construction, re-design of several aggregate structures from riprap to boulders, re-design of First Creek Channel works due to unforeseen ground water, re-design of outfall channel due to varying elevations within the existing channel.