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2,400' Pipe Extraction & Return to Service

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

In four weeks Midwestern Contractors extracted 2,400' of heavy wall pipe, welded and hydro-tested a new pipe string and pulled it in behind making the pipe ready for service.

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Bi-Directional Flow Control

Thursday, January 14, 2016

To keep products moving efficiently, pipeline companies and their terminals need to be able to direct those products to the the customer that needs it most urgently. This requires Bi-Directional Flow control in piping systems and pipelines.

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Great Lakes Dock Lines Rebuild and Modification

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

There is a world of commerce in motion on the surface of the Great Lakes. It takes fuel to run it. Midwestern Contractors played a small part in keeping it running

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Diverging Diamond Pipeline Relocation

Monday, December 28, 2015

When IDOT and the Tollway Authority decided to upgrade the Elmhurst Rd. interchange they did it in a big way by constructing a Diverging Diamond. This caused a lot of utilities to be moved.

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4 Cut Outs in 2 Days

Friday, December 18, 2015

It is an El Nino year in Northern Illinois and Indiana. The weather has been kind and enabled us to continue operations at a fast pace. A recent pipeline service project on a 20" line revealed problems that could only be dealt with by cutting out and replacing sections of pipe.

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Three Cut Outs - Three Days

Friday, November 20, 2015

Cutting out three sections of high pressure petroleum pipeline in three days required some planning and work to make it fit in the scheduled outage.

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Gas System Upgrade, 35 mile Hydrotest and Two River Crossings (Includes Video Content)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

During the 2014 construction season Midwestern Contractors (MWC) completed a large gas integrity project in Northern Illinois. This project included fabrication, piping modifications, launcher and receiver installations, valve installations and hydro-testing of line segments.

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Suspended Pipelines

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Integrity projects are complicated enough when they involve locating anomalies along a buried pipeline that will then need to be excavated, evaluated and repaired. That factor increases significantly when the pipeline involved is connected to a heavily traveled motor bridge over a busy commercial river adjacent to an active railroad spur in a large metropolis like Chicago – in the dead of winter.

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