Flood & Emergency
Scope of Services

Blue Iron Foundations & Shoring is a full service General Engineering Contractor readily equipped to provide various services and solutions in the event of emergencies:

  • Earthen Embankments
  • Placement & Compaction of Engineered Fill
  • Placement of Rock & Rip Rap
  • Pumping/Dewatering/Unwatering
  • Utility Service/Repair (Sewer, Water, Storm)

SDMTS Emergency Stabilization

San Diego, CA | San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

SDMTS utilized Blue Iron Foundations & Shoring to provide a design-build sheet pile system for emergency railroad stabilization. Before, the railroad was at risk of collapse. After the design and implementation, the area was secure and safe for trains to operate.

Foothill Road MM 6.58

Sunol, CA | McGuire & Hester (Alameda County Public Works Agency)

BIFS was contracted to install 269 linear feet of 60′ long sheet pile under overhead lines to protect the road after a series of storms caused the bank to wash out.

Highway 128 Emergency Repair

Winters, CA | Teichert Construction (California Department of Transportation)

BIFS was contracted to install 80 LF of 40′ long sheet pile to stabilize Hwy 128 to allow for traffic flow to be re-opened. After traffic was able to be re-opened, BIFS installed a 100 LF Soldier Pile. Retaining Wall including beams, wood-lagging & tieback anchors.

Meridian Emergency Drainage Collapse

Meridian, MS | Hemphill Construction

A large corrugated metal drain pipe collapsed in very close proximity to an existing restaurant. BIFS was contracted to install 200 LF of 60′ long sheet pile with the Giken Press-In Method because vibration would have caused the unstable slope to collapse further. The sheeting was installed in 4 days over the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Napa Emergency Pipe Repair

Napa, CA | Utilities Department, City of Napa

BIFS was contracted to install and remove shoring, perform excavation to expose and an existing leaking pipe, place aggregate for the footing of the excavation, and backfill using the native material. The area was very saturated and also required BIFS to build a steel plate access road for construction access.

Modesto Emergency Pipe Repair

Modesto, CA | City of Modesto

After a large sewer pipe collapsed during a storm event, BIFS was contracted to install 262 LF 30′ long sheet pile so the city could go in and make repairs.

Highway 9 Slide Repair

Modesto, CA | California Department of Transportation

A portion of Highway 9 was destroyed after the adjacent hillside began to collapse after being overly saturated after repeated storm events. BIFS was contracted to install 55 LF of 40′ long sheet pile and 192 LF of 25′ long sheet pile to stabilize the roadway so it could be re-opened.