Project Notes

  • Facility Type
    30-Foot Deep Test Pit

  • Location
    Brookshire, TX

  • Size
    25'-0" W x 67'-0" L x 30'-0" Deep

Sulzer Pump Overview

  • KDW designed/built a 350,000 gallon test pit for the client's oversized pumps.
  • The excavation of the 30-foot deep hole required proper back slope, which had to be engineered in order to maintain safety for our people to work at the bottom of the pit.
  • The pit has a 2'6" thick concrete slab, 2'3" thick concrete end walls and 3'6" thick concrete side walls.
  • At 30 ft below natural grade at the bottom of the pit we installed a 30 ft long x 8 ft diameter pipe in the ground.
  • This pit was used to test the client's oversized pumps, the largest of which will pump 350,000 gallons of liquid per minute.

When Goya realized the need for a large facility capable of heavy production, we knew KDW would be our designs/builder and Houston would be our home. This is our second project in 6 years with KDW and the Goya team considers the KDW team part of our extended family."

Evelio Fernandez

Vice President

Goya Foods

I have worked with KDW for over 12 years on very large and small projects. They are skilled at analyzing our needs and offering multiple solutions for a project. Great company and I enjoy working with them.

Michael Sabados

Strategic Projects Manager

NOV

Throughout the different phases of construction, one thing impressed us the most was your focus in honoring your commitments. Secondly, The art of making a very complex project simple is a concept you have gracefully mastered.  We not only made the right choice with KDW we found a new partner.

Evan Barnett

General Manager

Typhoon Texas

We could not have picked a better partner, to help us in establishing a productive plant in SW Houston. KDW met with us several times, to develop an understanding of our needs. Once understood, they incorporated our proven program with their local knowledge of Municipality, available Materials, Sub Contractors, and other Project Management Guidance.

Kent Keebler

Project Manager

LKQ Corporation

Working with KDW to build our state of the art High Bay/Heavy Lift Fabrication Shop was nothing short of pleasurable and professional.  Their knowledge of construction techniques is amazing and every sub-contractor that was used did impeccable work. We could not have chosen a more competent General Contractor on our million dollar expansion project.

Glenn R. Tackaberry

President

Dooley Tackaberry, Inc.

KDW built our new shop addition. They helped me with the Design and planning of the build. They did a wonderful job from the beginning to the end. I would highly recommend KDW and Rolf for any construction needs. They are a top notch company and I am proud to tell people who built our building and very proud of our new shop.

Chris Bull

Collision Center Manager

Tommie Vaughn Ford Collision

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