Horizontal Directional Drilling 1


Location: Dundalk town centre, County Louth

Application: Installation of water main under urban area for McAvoy Construction

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was contracted to Install a 560mm pumping main for a new shopping complex in the town centre.  The path of the pipeline was beneath buildings and roadways and directional drilling was the only way to get the water main installed without disturbing existing buildings.

Equipment Used:

Rig 7 EGT, American Auger Mud Recycling Unit

Drilling Methods: Walkover location system, jetting assembly and fly cutter reamers
Ground Conditions: Saline sands and silts