Piling and Shoring Applications
Vacuumed 8-ft. Well Points
The Problem: Pouring bridge abutments is never
an easy job, made more difficult when performed in November within
feet of a fast flowing and high profile stream.
The Flex Services Solution: This contractor hired
us to vacuum holes for well points, within 2-3ft of the rivers edge,
to assist in de-watering their work area. Access when working in
a streambed is never easy, but the process was further complicated
by the presence of sheet-piling and a watchful eye from the DOT
Inspector. Two well points were successfully dug, each approximately
2ft in diameter by 7ft deep. Spoils were hauled to a suitable dumpsite
and the stream was left undisturbed. Our portion of this project
was completed in approximately 6 hours.
Tennis Net Post Holes
The Problem: The new tennis courts at a local
school were ready for paving and sealing. But this job had a tight
schedule and the contractor wanted the net posts installed first.
Traditionally, footing holes would have been augered with a bobcat.
However, this process would leave many tire marks and spoils to
The Flex Services Solution: FLEX was contacted
to vacuum excavate these holes, as a cleaner and faster and safer
alternative. Though there was little likelihood of striking any
buried utilities, why take a chance on (20), 18”x 42”
holes. This job was accomplished within our 4 hour minimum call-out.
Contact FLEX Services
For more information, contact FLEX Services at
860-242-2500 or e-mail