Folsom Dam Right Bank Stabilization

GEOCONSTRUCTION Harrison Western stabilized an eroding rock embankment downstream of the Folsom Dam in California. The work was performed from a drilling cage suspended from a crane. HW made structural concrete repairs to rock joint cavities, and furnished and installed a rock bolt system. HW also conducted preproduction and proof rock bolt pull tests, and […]

Boulder Falls Slope Mitigation

GEOCONSTRUCTION Originally built in the 1990s, the gabion wall protecting hikers from rockfall on the Boulder Falls trail had served its useful life, and had been damaged by the September, 2013 flood. Harrison Western was contracted by the City of Boulder to remove the old 900 SF wall and replace it in kind, and to […]

Black Hawk Excavation Stabilization Shotcrete

GEOCONSTRUCTION In order to accommodate a new parking structure in downtown Black Hawk, Colorado, Harrison Western and UIT worked together to excavate an outdated parking structure and stabilize an adjacent 135′ mixed rock and overburden highwall. The excavated area was supported with a mixture of soil nails, rock bolts, mesh, and shotcrete. The project also […]

Dinosaur Ridge Rockfall

GEOCONSTRUCTION At this popular Denver tourist destination, Harrison Western stabilized a rock wall adjacent to the roadway by scaling, installing rock bolts, and installing rock fall mesh. The work took place with minimal disruption to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Careful attention was paid to the materials used in order to minimize the visual impact, while […]