utilidor

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utilidor

[yü′til·ə‚dȯr]
(civil engineering)
An insulated, heated conduit built below the ground surface or supported above the ground surface to protect the contained water, steam, sewage, and fire lines from freezing.
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Given another five to seven years of funding, he says, all the dilapidated utilidors and old direct-bury piping would have been replaced with newer materials and installed using the latest materials, techniques, and methods for installing utilities in the Arctic.
Underground utility tunnels and utilidors should be designed to keep groundwater out and manage water intrusion with drains and/or sump pumps.
Utility tunnels and utilidors are generally best in "greenfield" facilities or campuses that do not already have an extensive direct-buried underground utility infrastructure.
Rubbish would disappear down vacuum chutes, Swedish-style, to avoid unsightly carts; and maintenance activities would be restricted to the 'utilidors'.
The sub-Arctic environment dictated the design criteria for several aspects of engineering, including building foundations, structural steel, cladding, pipelines, and utilidors.
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Products-Services: Civil/structural engineering, valve engineering, design-build, fish passage, communication facilities and towers, Utilidors, construction administration and management services, seismic and cold regions engineering inspections.
The Corps has an $8.4 million contract with MWH Americas to repair Utilidors on Eielson, and another $21 million contract with Alcan General Inc.
Phone: 272-5264 Fax: 272-5214 utilidors, construction
Anchorage, AK 99503 facilities and towers, utilidors,
The Taylors' business, Concrete Cutters, has been working on projects like the utilidors at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base.
Rob Spiller, job sponsor for Kiewit Building Group, says the work has made a difference for Kiewit, which has been involved with many university projects, most recently the electrical upgrades and utilidor project at UAF.