Directional Boring Contractors

Directional Boring Contractors

Directional boring is a common process in construction projects. Directional boring services are required whenever a pipeline is to be installed or when communications lines are required. Laying gas lines, oil pipelines, water lines, and fiber optic lines are all frequent projects for companies and municipalities, so directional drilling services are often needed.

Southeast Directional Drilling is one of the premier horizontal directional drilling contractors in the industry. A wide range of challenging projects has earned the company both a reputation as an industry leader and a high level of respect. Recently, in Trinidad, Southeast was responsible for the installation of a 56 inch diameter pipeline. Three separate bores of 2200 to 2500 feet were dug and the pilot holes reamed to an incredible 72 inches in diameter so as to accommodate the enormous pipeline. This truly is a record setting project.

This is not Southeast’s only engineering record, however. A 6,380 foot bore performed by Southeast was a record at the time and remained so for some time. The company is also responsible for North America’s deepest directionally drilled river crossing. At over 800 feet deep, this is an accomplishment rarely seen in the directional drilling industry. These are only some of the many interesting and remarkable projects Southeast Directional Drilling has completed and the company is looking forward to many more years of success.

Much of the company’s success is due to its top-notch management team. The company’s management professionals have been in the pipeline and directional drilling industry for a combined 100 plus years and they know what it takes to get the job done right. To discuss an upcoming project or to receive a bid, please contact our estimating team on our contact us page.

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SEDD tees off for the New Year
December 21, 2017

The SEDD team celebrated another successful year of business at the SEDD Safety Conference and Golf Tournament on December 1 at the Lone Tree Golf Club in Chandler, Arizona.

Teams of two competed for best scores, longest drive and closest to the pin during the tournament. First place went to Josh Ugrich and Joe Vought, followed by Caylon Silver and Dale Sievers of Vermeer in second place, and Dana Heieie and Patrick Robinson of Right Turn Supply in third place. Dale Sievers also won the closest to the pin and longest drive competitions.

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August 30, 2017

Southeast Directional Drilling employees begin each morning with a fun and effective ‘stretch and flex’ program to help combat work related musculoskeletal disorders.


SEDD employees do standing knee lifts.

Sometimes referred to as ergonomic or soft tissue injuries, the most common WMSD’s in construction are lower back, neck/shoulder and knee according to an American Society of Safety Engineers (page 26).  A sprain is classified as a stretch and/or tear of a ligament while a strain is an injury to either a muscle or a tendon. OSHA points out that “work related MSDs are among the most frequently reported causes of

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