Transmission Line Street Crossings for the Pocatello Creek Booster Station

December 7, 2022

Pocatello BPS – IMCO has completed pipeline installation on two segments of Pocatello Creek Rd. and asphalt repavement was completed on November 18th. Pipe segments are being linked up near Fire Station #3 and Sister Cities Park. The booster station intake manifold has been completed. The booster station building construction is progressing with final roof framing details, roofing, drywall, doors, and insulation to be completed in the next few weeks. Utility service installation is in progress.

October 31, 2022

Installation of waterline has been completed through Sister Cities Park and crossing Satterfield Drive, for the Pocatello Creek Booster Station. Connecting of pipe segments and installation of isolation valves and air relief valves is in progress. Pipe installation from Alameda and into Pocatello Creek Road has proceeded with night work to reduce traffic disruption. Installation of pipe in the roadway of Pocatello Creek Rd. is anticipated to be complete in the next couple of weeks with road restoration to immediately follow. Booster station masonry walls have been completed. Roof trusses and framing are continuing. Installation of underground piping around the booster station is in progress.

September 13, 2022

Update on the Pocatello Creek Booster Station project. The HDPE pipe was successfully pulled under I-15 and Pocatello Creek. Currently jack and boring is going on under Satterfield Drive. Piping is being laid from Sister Cities Park to Satterfield Drive. The foundation has been poured at the Booster Station and construction of the physical building is moving forward.

July 22, 2022

Construction work continues with transmission pipeline installation along the ravine above Summit Dr., bore reaming under I-15, and booster station piping. The culvert crossing of Pocatello Creek and associated creek channel modifications have been completed. The next few weeks will see booster station foundation construction begin and final preparation for pullback of the pipeline through the interstate bore section.

June 21, 2022

June 1, 2022

Major recent project progress components include preparing the pipe corridor and fusing of HDPE piping between Satterfield Dr. and Summit Dr., installation of underground piping for the booster station near Pocatello Creek, and preparation for the directional drilling near the fire station on Pocatello Creek Road. The next few weeks will see additional pipe trench excavation above Summit Dr., underground pipe installation at the booster station, beginning the directional bore under I-15, and repavement of Freeman Lane.

May 4, 2022

The contractor is working to install piping on Freeman Lane, completing surface restoration, fusing HDPE pipe segments, constructing subgrade piping and foundations for the booster station, completing a cased jack & bore crossing of Summit Rd., and beginning the installation of a culvert crossing for access over Pocatello Creek. It is anticipated to start the major directional bore under I-15 in the next two weeks.