The Nitty Gritty

The official Team UMA Blog

Emergency Bridge Underpinning: Choosing Micropiles

Unusually high rainfall left the town of Murphy, NC without running water, a damaged sewer, and devastated roadways.  The North Carolina Department of Transportation contacted URETEK MA to design and build micropiles to support the bridge.  Bridge #245 in Cherokee County, NC suffered structural damage from the rainfall, as the soil under the bridge abutment […]

Celebrate Engineer’s Week

  If you are looking for a reason to talk to a young person in your life about pursuing a career in engineering, this week was made for you! February 22-28 marks National Engineer’s Week, a nationwide effort to encourage interest in the engineering profession among youths. There is an alarming shortage of engineers in […]