Arched bridge presents unique staging for pipe fusion job

Sailboat Bridge, which arches impressively over Grand Lake in northeastern Oklahoma, was a feat of infrastructure when it was built in 1938 and rebuilt in 2001. Installing new water and sewer pipelines on the underside of its half-mile-long deck was quite a feat as well. The dual pipelines are funded by the Cherokee Nation in its efforts to bring water and sewer services from the city of Grove to their new casino that just opened …

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University of Tulsa Dorm Project

It’s casually coined, “The John,” but this traditional men’s residential hall at the University of Tulsa brings character to the campus and is one of the distinct examples of the school’s Collegiate Gothic style. But an older building’s inner workings can be antiquated and inconsistent when it comes to keeping students warm or cool, and John Mabee Hall, the first large-scale dorm built on campus in 1949, is no different. With quality dormitory space and …

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McElroy Celebrates 15 Years of Pit Bull Fusion Machines

TULSA, Okla. — McElroy, the pipe fusion experts, is celebrating 15 years of Pit Bull® fusion machines. The Pit Bull line of machines butt fuse thermoplastic pipes together for use in water, gas, mining, wastewater, geothermal, landfill methane recovery and other industries. The most popular Pit Bull has long been the Pit Bull 14, which fuses the popular 1-inch IPS through 4-inch DIPS pipe size ranges. The 14 and other Pit Bulls are designed to …

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