Project Fleish Tunnel

Verdi, Nevada

Spiling, steel ribs, and shotcrete were used in a 46’ long reach of glacial till.

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March 2015

Tunneling

Tunnel

California/Nevada border

This project on the California/Nevada border consists of establishing a laydown area and staging yard and driving a 17-foot diameter drill and blast tunnel 1,145 feet long through granite. Tunnel support is with rock bolts and shotcrete. Spiling, steel ribs, and shotcrete were used in a 46’ long reach of glacial till.

Owner
Truckee Meadows Water Authority, Brent Eisert, Project Manager
General Contactor
Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring, Inc., Brett Mainer, Project Manager
Engineer/Architect
Truckee Meadows Water Authority, Chris Struffert
DTDS Project Manager
Brett Mainer

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