Water Infrastructure Innovations in California:

Southern California’s Groundwater Replenishment Systems Water Infrastructure – Orange County Water District’s (OCWD) Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) is a leader in recycling water and providing potable, drought-proof water in an economical and environmentally sound way. Located in southern California’s semi-arid region, Orange County is home to about 3,000,000 people with projected growth of more than 300,000…


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Concrete and steel repairs at salt mining facility.

Mining facility concrete and steel repairs. Over 60 years of salt mining had deteriorated this facility which required concrete and steel repairs. Walls, columns, beams and secondary members had significant efflorescence, spalling, steel loss and structural degradation.   The facility, located near Lake Huron, is susceptible to severe lake storms creating excessive moisture and extreme cold. The salt production…


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Bridge Pile and Truss Repair

For this bridge and pile repair project, HJ3 repaired and strengthened a bridge that had 93 concrete piles and 2 reinforced trusses in need of repair and strengthening. HJ3’s patented products were used to repair and strengthen the piles 10 feet above and 5 feet below the waterline. Watch the video on our Facebook site  …


Our Infrastructure: Aging Bridges, Antiquated Rail and Rough Roads

Memorial Day weekend starts one of the busiest travel seasons where nearly 40 million people will use our crumbling infrastructure during the holiday break. CNN examines one bridge in Washington, D.C. in this report on the state of our infrastructure: Watch the video from www.cnn.com Read the full report on cnn…


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This week is Infrastructure Week!

60+ events nationwide. 150 organizations. 7 days to tell America why – and how – ‪#‎InfrastructureMatters‬. Read More at: http://infrastructureweek.org/about/ Can’t attend? Watch the webcast: https://www.uschamber.com/…/webcast-infrastructure-week-201… Calendar of Events for Infrastructure Week: http://infrastructureweek.org/calendar/ HJ3 would like to kick off the week by talking about Green Infrastructure: Green infrastructure is an approach to water management:


Industrial Asset Life Cycle Infographic

Much of our nation’s infrastructure is at the end, or past its serviceable life. HJ3’s carbon fiber technologies have advantages that go beyond cost savings and asset life extension. The environmental savings are huge. This infographics details some of the positive impact carbon fiber solutions provide.


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160,000 miles of track, 76,000 rail bridges and 800 tunnels…

U.S. ranks well behind many other countries in overall infrastructure quality in 2014-2015, coming in at 16th. By 2020 the transportation infrastructure investment gap will be -$1 trillion. Investing in rail expansion would have many long-term benefits both financial and ecological. It is estimated that traffic congestion caused U.S. drivers to waste around 3 billion gallons of…


Infrastructure…what is it? John Oliver explains it all…

America’s crumbling infrastructure: It’s not a sexy problem. Watch Ed Norton and Steve Buscemi Help John Oliver explain it all.


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Giving Back

Giving back is an integral part of HJ3’s corporate culture. At HJ3 we pledge 1,000 hours of community service each year. Each year as part of our commitment to give back to our community, we work with the Salvation Army to select families for our annual holiday Adopt a Family event. In years past, we…


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The State of Dams in the US

Written by: Elizabeth Rosenberg There are 87,359 Dams in the US. Their average age is over 53. Many are in need of repair and are considered to pose a high or significant hazard potential. Many communities are located downstream of dams.



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