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$3.00 Published Nationally ® “The Nation’s Best Read Construction Newspaper… Founded 1957.” Midwest Edition December 8, 2012 • Vol. IXX • No. 25 • 470 Maryland Drive • Ft. Washington, PA 19034 • 215-885-2900 • Toll Free 800-523-2200 • Fax 215-885-2910 4 Inside IEPA Outlines Changes to Fill, Debris Rules Murphy Tractor Thanks Customers...14 Volvo excavators break up concrete on a bridge that was removed and reconstructed on the western edge of the project. The bridge is part of a pair of bridges bringing TH-10 over I-35W. They were removed over a weekend closure of I-35W carrying thousands of daily motorists. Permian Basin Oil Unit es Indust ry...20 $145M Minn. Interchange Rebuild at Halfway Point By Dick Rohland CEG CORRESPONDENT Eff ici ency Pr oducti on Opens I ll . Stor e.. .78 Table of Contents ....................4 Recycling Section ............37-51 Snow & Ice Section..........57-61 Fighting early summer rains that turned to a blistering hot summer, bridge and road crews are making good time during their first, full season of construction on a two-year project to rebuild a series of aging bridges and improve a busy, congestive and geometrically awkward interchange just north of the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Located in the Twin Cities suburbs of Arden Hills, Shoreview and Mounds View, Minn., construction started on rehabilitating the I-694, TH-10 and the Snelling Avenue connection in the early fall of 2011. The majority of the roadwork is taking place on I-694 and a short piece of shared pavement with TH-10. I-694 is part of the interstate beltline that circles the Twin Cities for 70 mi. (112 km). TH-10 is a busy east/west highway that breaks out of I-694 in Arden Hills in a northwesterly direction and runs New rules governing facilities accepting Clean Construction or Demolition Debris (CCDD) and Uncontaminated Soil Fill Operations (USFO) have been adopted by the Illinois Pollution Control Board and are being enforced by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). In October, three informational meetings for operators were held to discuss implementation of these new rules. Representatives from the IEPA outlined important changes to CCDD & USFO rules which took effect on Aug. 27. Members of the IAAP’s Environmental Committee offered the environmental consultant’s point of view as well as the operator’s point of view given these new rules. Important points from these presentations are outlined below. New rules define “other excavation,” “potentially impacted property,” and “uncontaminated soil” and require that the pH of all uncontaminated soil fall between 6.25 and 9. IEPA officials noted the IDOT intergovernmental agreement is no longer valid, rules for groundwater monitoring are still being discussed, and the current Maximum Allowable Concentrations (MAC) table, on the IEPA Web page, could change in the future. Every load containing soil must be “covered” by an LPC-662 or LPC-663 form. A new rules section 1100.615 allows incidental see POLLUTION page 97 see INTERCHANGE page 70 Attachment Section ........63-67 Truck & Trailer Section ...81-89 Auction Section ............94-107 Business Calendar ..............102 Advertisers Index ................106 Ritchie Bros. to Hold FirstAuction in China Ritchie Bros. will be holding its first unreserved public auction in China during Spring 2013. Although relatively new to the Chinese heavy equipment market, unreserved industrial auctions have been a quick and easy method for equipment buyers and sellers to conduct business on a global scale. Ritchie Bros. will bring the certainty of unreserved auctions to Chinese equipment buyers and sellers now that the company’s wholly owned foreign enterprise applica- tion has been approved by the Chinese government — making it the first foreign auction company to receive this approval. Ritchie Bros. has formally leased land in the see RITCHIE page 100

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