American Cynamid Superfund Site One-pass Trenching Operation - Bound Brook, NJ 

Major Project Tasks:    

  • Installation of 2,500 LF of silt fence
  • Construction of site access roads
  • Spoils management during one-pass trenching operation
  • Potentially impacted soils loaded into haul trucks and transported to the onsite storage facility
  • Materials Management performed during one-pass trenching operations - Abscope loaded the collection trench materials into a hopper during trenching operations
  • Installation of pre-cast valve vaults and HDPE force-main piping for groundwater collection system
  • Site restoration, re-grading, and hydro-seeding

Major Project Contaminants:

  • VOCs

Significant Project Obstacles:

  • Weather – multiple flood events during the project
  • Night work, continuous 24/7 operation during 1 pass trenching

Location: Bound Brook, NJ
Oversight Agency: USEPA

Engineer: O'Brien & Gere