"Bradshaw Construction is one of the best tunneling companies I have worked with. The personnel are first in class with safety, tunneling knowledge and problem resolution. Their equipment looks well maintained and clean."
Bradshaw Construction Corporation’s number one core value is the safety of its employees. Therefore, it is our primary goal to provide a safe and healthy working environment.
Bradshaw Construction Corporation owns and operates an expansive fleet of heavy and underground construction equipment. The size of our fleet ensures every project is properly equipped and operating efficiently.
Throughout our years of tunneling, Bradshaw Construction Corporation has worked on many complicated, sophisticated, and cutting edge projects.
Each of those projects led us to find innovative solutions to unique problems. We invite you to take an in-depth look at projects where you will see the problems we encountered and how we solved them.
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Bradshaw Awarded Contract in Reading, PA
Reading Sewer Main Upgrade Under Way. Jack Jones, General Superindent with Bradshaw Construction is interviewed by readingeagle.com to discuss our current microtunneling project in Reading, PA. Article
Bradshaw Awarded Contract in Mobile, AL
Bradshaw Construction has recently been awarded a Microtunneling project in Mobile, Alabama. Hemphill Construction has contracted Bradshaw Construction to complete an approximate 120 LF 60” OD welded steel casing Microtunnel underneath Central Illinois Railroad for the City of Mobile, Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners.
Bradshaw Awarded Contract in Miami, FL
Bradshaw was awarded a $3+ million contract to construct the MDC Thermal Plant Interconnection Project by Consolidated Edison Solutions (CES). The project consists of installing 24” DIP chilled water lines in downtown Miami, Florida by microtunneling and opencut on an accelerated schedule to meet the HVAC demands of CES’s Miami customers. Project Information
Bradshaw Achieves LEED Silver Certification
Bradshaw’s Eldersburg headquarters has qualified for the Leed Silver energy conservation certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. It uses state of the art ground source heat pumps, computerized HVAC controls, indirect florescent lighting, and many other design and construction techniques to achieve sustainable energy efficiency. The building is now listed on the US Department of Energy website: http://buildingdata.energy.gov/content/bradshaw-construction-new-office-building.
Microtunneling in Rock: Fact or Fiction?
By Lester Bradshaw, Jr. CSM Microtunneling Short Course
This paper presents Bradshaw Construction’s perspective on whether microtunneling in hard rock is fact or fiction. It is based on Bradshaw’s fifty years of tunneling experience as well as nearly a decade of experience microtunneling through full and mixed face metamorphic and sedimentary rock formations throughout the Eastern US. Many in the industry are simply unaware of the developments in microtunneling equipment, materials, and construction techniques that now allow the benefits of microtunneling in most rock conditions. Read More
Challenge and triumphs of a large-diameter microtunnel relief interceptor sewer in Indianapolis
By Jeremy Morris, James McKelvey, Todd Brown and Sandra Shafer I T&UC Tunneling & Underground Construction
In addition, Bradshaw brought technically superior solutions to the project. This started with carefully considered bidding strategies and continued with the liner plate and steel rib initial support for shaft excavations, aggressively pursuing schedule goals and rapid responses to the unexpected. Perhaps the most impressive aspect was their use of hydraulically powered, telescoping flow-diverters equipped with inflatable plugs on either end instead of expensive bypass pumping where active flow sewer tie-ins were required.
We should record that the use of a DRB on a relatively small project has proven to be successful and is endorsed for future use on underground projects. Read More
Driven to Outperform Itself
By Brooke Knudson I Construction Today Quarterly
With an eye toward improving the infrastructure of America’s cities, Bradshaw Construction Corp. says it doesn’t hold back on digging into some of the most challenging tunneling projects.
Needless to say, a lot has changed in the way of tunneling techniques, equipment and technology since brothers Les and Joe Bradshaw were introduced to the industry as young boys back in the early 1960s.
Now second-generation owners of Bradshaw Construction Corp. based in Ellicott City, Md., the two have contracted work for federal, state, counties, municipalities, contractors and private owners. The company provides tunneling services for the utility and transportation sectors from Maine to Florida and as far west as Kansas, President and co-owner Les Bradshaw Jr. says.
“Most contractors say you can’t be all things to all people, but we do about every type of tunneling technique available and this allows us to serve more clients and be a performance-based contractor rather than a low-cost competitor,” Bradshaw explains. “We’re not interested in the lowest price; we’re interested in providing the best value.” Read More
Bradshaw Construction Corporation Celebrates 30 Years in Tunneling
With over five decades of experience, we've earned respect as technological innovators through the construction of highly difficult tunneling projects. We owe that success to our commitment to excellence, craftsmanship, safety, and by earning our clients' trust.
Bradshaw Construction Corporation is a Proud Sponsor of the 5K for Families Race/Walk and Family Fun Event
Saturday, September 22, 2012 @ 8:00am. Visit www.nfrchelp.org for more information.
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