Space Shuttle Endeavour Transport

The combined weight of the shuttle and the transport vehicle totaled approximately 500,000 pounds. This heavy load move posed a potential risk to the city’s infrastructure. Plump Engineering. was retained to investigate the impact of the heavy load on the city’s roadways, sewers and storm drains throughout the entire 12 mile route. The goal was to create a detailed Logistics and Transportation Plan to insure that the weight did not damage the underground utilities during transport.