Hidden pipes undermine Fort Collins underpass projects

By Kevin Duggan, Coloradoan

April 7, 2017

“Construction projects that involve digging in dirt often carry uncertainty about what waits unseen beneath the surface.

This year alone in Fort Collins, unexpected complications with underground utility lines have delayed work on high-profile underpass projects on College Avenue and Shields Street.

Even with all of the planning and field work that goes into determining the location of underground pipes that carry electrical lines, natural gas, communications cable, and water, problems can still arise, said Tim Kemp, capital projects engineer with the city of Fort Collins…”

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