Sikes Disposal Pits Remediation

The Sikes Disposal Pits was listed as nSikesPosterumber 32 on the National Priority List by EPA. The $120,000,000 remediation work was accomplished using an on-site incinerator on the banks of the San Jacinto River in Harris County Texas.┬áThe project was awarded the highest award for engineering excellence in Texas. It addition, it was featured as the cover story in the Engineering News RecordSikesENR–an internationally distributed magazine in the engineering/construction industry.

Highest Award in TX for Engineering Excellance

Highest Award in TX for Engineering Excellence

Tom served as the construction/remediation manager responsible for a team of eleven full-time on-site inspectors and administrators providing services 24/7/365 during the incineration phase. Tom managed the on-site office from site clearing through the test burn and into the remediation phase. The project was built using a EPA grant and funding from the State of Texas.Sikes 1990-1995

During the remediation phase the project team received EPA’s Outstanding Achievement Award for contributions to the socio-economic program and was recognized as EPA’s Prime Contractor of the Year.