Patent Number: 6,167,916

Title: Multi-purpose underground utility conduit system

Abstract: A method of housing various utility services within a single unitary structure includes the steps of disposing such services within an integral longitudinal conduit having sub-conduits, each corresponding to a utility service or utility service group to be provided. Further providing, to earth-embedded surfaces of the integral conduit, elements for stabilization of the conduit within the earth; and providing, to upwardly directed, non-embedded surfaces of the conduit, a substantially flat surface including surface effects to aesthetically and functionally integrate into a surface environment associated with the conduit.

Inventors: Gustafson, Jr.; Thomas F. (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Barr; John J. (Lakeworth, FL), Keller; Walter D. (Coral Springs, FL)


International Classification: E03F 3/04 (20060101); F16L 9/18 (20060101); F16L 9/19 (20060101); F16L 011/00 (); E02D 029/00 (); B63B 035/03 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018