Green Mountain Reservoir Rock Scaling
Summit County, Road and Bridge Department
October 2007-November 2007
Slope stabilization above Green Mountain Reservoir Dam. Midwest Rockfall completed over 500 hours of rock scaling utilizing small and large air bags, hydraulic jacks and scale bars on slopes ranging from 100' to 300' high.

Dillon Reservoir Rock Scaling
Summit County, Road and Bridge Department
October 2008-November 2008
Slope stabilization above Dillon Reservoir Dam. Completed 450 man hours of slope scaling utilizing small and large air bags, hydraulic jacks and scale bars on slopes ranging from 75' to 350' high.

I-70 Georgetown, CO
Colorado Department of Transportation
December 2009-June 2010
Stabilization and rockfall mitigation of seven different chute locations, with one particular chute climbing over 1200' from highway.  Midwest Rockfall installed approximately 74,000 sf of double twist wire mesh, over 300 rock anchors, over 42,000 sf of 1/2" and 5/16" cable nets and extensions, installed 260' long high capacity rockfall attenuator system 20' high, a 200' long 20' high 2000KJ rockfall barrier, 300' long 12' high 500KJ rockfall barrier and a 170' by 11' high earthen rockfall gabion barrier.  CDOT retained Midwest specifically to assist in design, install and test various rockfall fences and nettings.  Midwest also managed subcontract work to include crane and helicopter work and traffic control.

US 12 West Side White Pass
Washington Department of Transportation
March 2009-August 2009

Slope stabilization of 3 sites requiring rockfall remediation ranging in slope heights of 40' to 80' high. Midwest Rockfall, Inc. installed approximately 137,000 sf of double twist wire mesh, performed 330 crew hours of rock scaling, installed 22 cy of colored slope shotcrete, installed 1,335 lf of tensioned rock bolts 10' to 25' long, 625 lf of rock dowels 10' to 20' long, along with incidental erosion control work, clearing and grubbing, removal of 4,600 cy of scaling and debris removal, and managed traffic control, milling and paving performed by subcontractors.

Colorado National Monument Emergency Slope Scaling
Federal Highway Administration
November 2009

Emergency slope scaling. Midwest removed six boulders ranging from 2' to 6' in diameter from above park roadway utilizing air bags and hydraulic jacks with minimal impact on park recreations.  Midwest provided traffic control services, broke down boulders with boulder buster equipment and cleaned up and hauled off all debris.

Green Mountain Reservoir Rock Scaling (Phase 3)
Summit County, Road and Bridge Department
October 2010-November 2010

Slope stabilization above Green Mountain Reservoir Dam.  Completed nearly 500 man hours of slope scaling utilizing small and large air bags, hydraulic jacks and scale bars on slopes ranging from 100' to 300' high.  Project required breaking down nearly 15 large boulders with a boulder blaster.

SR 21 1.4 Miles N. of Manilla Creek Road
Washington Department of Transportation
December 2010-January 2011

Slope stabilization of two sites varying in height from 20' to 80' high.  Midwest completed 207 crew hours of scaling, removing 2,300 cy of debris, installed 916 lf of tensioned rock bolts up to 25' in length and 21,072 sf of double twist wire mesh, performed clearing and grubbing operations, and managed subcontracted traffic control.

Midwest Rockfall has completed rockfall mitigation and masonry projects from Vermont to Washington and Montana to St. Croix, Virgin Islands.  Midwest has served as prime contractor and subcontractor on several, complex sites, always producing a high quality product with superior precision and professionalism, oftentimes completing under budget and above expectations.  Below are some of the projects where Midwest Rockfall, Inc. was prime contractor.  For a complete list of projects, please go to our "CONTACT" page and fill out Contact Information form with your request in the comments section, or call our office at (303) 288-4970.

PROJECTS

Providing rockfall mitigation

utilizing specially trained staff

SH 145 Norwood Hill
Colorado Department of Transportation
July 2010-November 2010
Rockfall mitigation and slope stabilization of 4 sites in a 2.2 mile section of SH 145 near Norwood, CO. Midwest Rockfall installed approximately 122,050 sf of 5/16" cable net, 10,700 sf of double twist wire mesh, completed 991 hours of rock scaling, installed 202 lf of post tensioned rock anchors up to 25' long, 183 mesh anchors and managed 553 dump truck hours, installation of 6,000 lbs of polyurethane resin (rock glue), traffic control and surveying through subcontracted work.  Midwest also downsized large boulders utilizing controlled boulder busting techniques and provided a public information officer to keep the local community informed of all daily operations and closures.

I-70 Georgetown, CO
Colorado Department of Transportation
January 2011-Current

Slope stabilization of multiple sites along 20 miles of Highway I-70. Project includes Installation of 20' high rockfall attenuator system approximately 1000' above highway, requiring utilization of helicopter and winch systems.  Also includes installation of 35,000 sf of 5/16" cable net; 35,000 sf of double twist wire mesh, 13,600 sf of 1/2" cable net, 5,100 sf of ring nets, 300 rock anchors, along with rock scaling, rockfall materials systems testing, concrete erosion control ditches, placing of temporary concrete barriers, and management of complex traffic control plan via subcontractor.

Green Mountain Reservoir Rock Scaling (Phase 2)
Summit County, Road and Bridge Department
October 2009-November 2009

Slope stabilization above Green Mountain Reservoir Dam.  Midwest Rockfall completed over 500 hours of rock scaling utilizing small and large air bags, hydraulic jacks and scale bars on slopes ranging from 100' to 300' high.

BNSF Tamarack Emergency Rockslide
Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad
June 2010-August 2010

Scaling and stabilization of location of rockslide that caused derailment and shutdown of track system. Midwest successfully mobilized equipment and crew within 72 hours of derailment in remote location.  Performed rock scaling and installed approximately 125 post tensioned rock bolts up to 20' long in a large, potential wedge-failure plane.  The site was complex in that access was limited and rock bolting was performed primarily using a wagon drill system winched down from the top of the cut, with the highest point at approximately 300'.  Midwest also installed 15 yards of shotcrete using the dry shotcrete method to buttress a portion of the upper wedge failure.

​​high quality materials

and innovative techniques