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Crux Performs Geotechnical Drilling for Hoover Dam Overpass Project:

Geotechnical investigations for the bridge began in late 2001 when Crux Subsurface, Inc., a geotechnical exploration and drilling contractor specializing in difficult access and logistically challenging projects, began preliminary investigations. The first significant task at this stage was to utilize information retrieved from core rock samples to determine the geotechnical evaluation of the alternative skewback locations that would support the arch along the walls of Black Canyon. This consisted of drilling seven boreholes up to 300 feet in depth at the alternative shortand long-span skewback locations on both sides of the canyon.

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