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Box Culvert Performs in New York City

 The high water table beneath the historic South Street Seaport district of lower Manhattan at the site of the newly-opened Imagination Playground, provided an ideal case study for the watertightness of precast concrete box culvert combined-sewer system.

The Big Apple isn’t for everyone. Not many construction contractors are tough enough to compete in New York City (NYC). There are some national and international firms that will not work in NYC for a number of reasons, including multiple regulatory agencies; onerous permitting requirements; congested underground utilities; and last, but-certainly not least – notorious traffic.

Contractors who succeed in NYC need to be pretty savvy, like Garden State Precast, headquartered in New Jersey, who fabricated, tested and supplied the precast concrete box culvert tunnel system. This precast tunnel...

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