Euclid Creek Tunnel
McNally/Kiewit ECT JV
This $198 million project for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District received NTP in April 2011 and is on schedule for an April 2015 completion. The job consists of 18,050 lf of main tunnel mined with a 27-ft diameter new Herrenknecht TBM. The tunnel is approximately 200 ft deep. Breakthrough of the 18,000 ft of tunneling was achieved in August. The project includes the construction of six shafts: three shafts excavated using liner plate and ribs, then blasting through rock; one shaft excavated using secant piles, then blasting through rock; and two shafts excavated using liner plate and ribs, then hammering through rock. Nearly 6,000 lf of additional consolidation and relief sewers (mainly in soft ground) using microtunneling, open-cut, hand-mining and two runs of TBM mining using a refurbished 100-in. Lovat owned by McNally.
Senior Project Manager: Tom Szaraz; Assistant Project Manager: Tom Corry; Project Engineer: Josh Suffel; Tunnel Manager: Jarrett Carlson; General Superintendent: John Herward; Shaft Superintendent: Bill McFadden; Tunnel Superintendent: Danny Smith; Equipment Superintendent: Mark Kaletta; Electrical Superintendent: Troy Porter.