With continued growth in population and industry in Oregon, a greater
degree of cooperation, standardization and coordination of underground
utilities must be obtained so utility installations are done at maximum
efficiency, minimum cost and least environmental impact.
has become a very viable means of installing buried utilities to maximize
trench efficiency and minimize cost when the area for trenching is at
a minimum or the type of soil (rock) is at a premium cost to excavate.
the long term benefits, it is recommended that conduit be used whenever
possible. The use of conduit increases protection, decreases repair
cost, and minimizes disruption to the general public.
are actual joint trench examples used by various operators within Oregon.
In all cases excavations must meet the requirements of applicable codes
and standards within Oregon.
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