ROCK DUMPING SECURES TWIN PIPELINES ACROSS MICHIGAN STRAITS

David E. Hairston Willbros Butler Engineers Inc. Tulsa John E. Seng, Lawrence J. Jaskowiec Great Lakes Gas Transmission Co. Detroit Great Lakes Gas Transmission Co., Detroit, in b 199'1 successfully stabilized its two 24-in. natural-gas pipelines crossing the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan. Placing approximately 152,000 tons of limestone rock around and under the lines supported and stabilized them and prevented further erosion of the lake bottom under them.

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