For Immediate Release
“Hinkle Environmental is Awarded District 11 Drilling Master Agreement Contract”
Hinkle Environmental Services (HES) is pleased to announce that it was awarded the District 11 (Southeast Kentucky) Drilling Master Agreement Contract. The Drilling Master Agreement includes drilling and setting railroad steel as well as building retaining walls. “This is essentially an ‘on call’ type of contract. For example, if a district experiences issues such as a road collapse because of flooding, we will be called in,” HES President Will Hinkle said. “The Drilling Master Agreement Contract is for one year with the option for a renewal each year for three years, so it could last from one up to four years.”
HES is set to begin work on the KY 1278 Grade and Drain Project on Caney Creek Road in Breathitt County. A grade and drain project involves earth moving and excavation. Work on the KY 1278 Project will begin in March; the expected completion date will be June, 2018.
Other recently completed and/or ongoing HES projects include the following:
•US 460 in Scott County (completed in November, 2017)—Highway Safety Improvement Project on the heavily travelled road that connects Georgetown and Frankfort. HES’s work on the project involved embankment stabilizations, re-grading the shoulders and ditches, and improving the drainage structures and pipes along the road. The project also included a high friction surface treatment (material that gives tires extra grip on curvy areas in order to reduce the number of crashes), and several sections of the road were repaved.
•KY Highway 8 in Lewis County (completed in November, 2017)—Working as a subcontractor on this bridge replacement project, HES performed grading and drainage work for the bridge replacement on KY 8 over Kinniconnick Creek.
•KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road) in Bullitt County—This Highway Safety Improvement Project began in November and will be ongoing throughout the spring and early summer. As part of this project, HES has re-graded the highway’s ditches and shoulders and built a Redi-Rock retaining wall. Ongoing work on the project will include improving the draining structures and widening of the superstructure of the bridge over Lickskillet Creek.
For more information regarding Hinkle Environmental Services, call (859) 624-8010 or visit www.hinkleenvironmental.com.