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Benefits of HDPE Corrugated Pipe in Culvert Applications

Benefits of HDPE corrugated pipe in culvert applications

  • Withstands traffic loadsCulverts are often buried in shallow cover situations where traffic creates a high ‘live load’ influence on the pipe. Properly installed HDPE corrugated pipe can withstand AASHTO HS-25 loads with a minimum 1 ft (0.3 m) of cover for pipe 48-inch (1200 mm) and smaller, or 2 ft (0.6 m) of cover for larger pipe diameters.
  • Economical installationHDPE corrugated pipe installs quickly and economically and with less traffic disruption than other materials. The light weight of the product eliminates the need for heavy material-handling equipment. Pipe joints can be made quickly with bell-and-spigot or mechanical coupling bands.
  • Withstands aggressive environmentsHDPE corrugated pipe performs well in environments that damage other materials. Acidic soil and runoff, a common problem in some areas, can shorten the life of corrugated steel or concrete pipe to just a few years. HDPE corrugated pipe will last for decades in the same environment and is often the product of choice to reline or replace other drainage products that have deteriorated. HDPE is also highly resistant to abrasion unlike pipe manufactured from metal and concrete. Liners and coatings are unnecessary and are not used on HDPE corrugated pipe.
  • Proven and accepted HDPE corrugated pipe has been in use for more than 40 years. Initially used in agricultural applications, the addition of a smooth interior expanded its use into more rigorous applications in the 1980’s. HDPE corrugated pipe is an established, proven product for many markets and applications.

HDPE corrugated pipe meets AASHTO M252 or M294, depending on the diameter. Both Type C, (corrugated interior), and Type S, (smooth interior wall) are widely available. HDPE corrugated pipe is approved by most state Departments of Transportation, local municipalities, and regional agencies for use as culverts and in other drainage applications.

HDPE Corrugated Pipe is Available at Acadiana Shell & Limestone

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HDPE Corrugated Pipe has been used for Commercial Construction sites, Residential Constructions sites, Driveway Pipe/Culverts and Oilfield Construction Roads.

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