Horizontal Directional Drilling

Directional boring, commonly called horizontal directional drilling or HDD, is a steerable trenchless method of installing underground pipes, conduits and cables in a shallow arc along a prescribed bore path by using a surface-launched drilling rig, with minimal impact on the surrounding area. Directional boring is used when trenching or excavating is not practical. It is suitable for a variety of soil conditions and jobs including road, landscape and river crossings.

Wm. J Keller Capabilities:

  1. Diameter ranging from ¾” to 36”
  2. Lengths up to 2,500 lf
  3. Soil conditions ranging from sand to rock
  4. Accurate grade sanitary sewer installation
  5. Installation of conduit, wire and pipe

HDD Equipment:
Vermeer D16x20 – 16,000 lbs/pullback
Vermeer D24x40 – 24,000 lbs/pullback
Vermeer D60x90 – 60,000 lbs/pullback
Vermeer 100×120 – 100,000 lbs/pullback

For more information on the benefits of horizontal directional drilling, call 518-732-7782 or email us at info@wmjkellerandsons.com


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