Contractor innovations and technology improvements are responding to the demand for cost efficient and and faster trenchless construction at near lightning speeds. Innovation is expanding the range of subsurface conditions where existing equipment can achieve owner prescribed design criteria. Business sectors with linear underground infrastructure are realizing benefits related to reduced cost, schedule, permitting conditions, and avoidance of right-of-way and easement acquisition as a result of innovations in a maturing trenchless technology market. To understand the value of recent advancements, Brian Dorwart offers some historical background and perspective of trenchless technology evolution. Read Brian’s article here.