TURNER HISTORY

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TURNER HISTORY

Turner Underground History

1990

Curiosity Turned Into Action

Robert Turner

In the beginning…Robert (Bob) Turner saw a need for HDD in the Northeast. In his research he soon put his curiosity into action by taking a trip out west to witness first -hand the intricacies of horizontal directional drilling projects and gather practical job site information.

1995

Start Up

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Five years after the formation of the North American Society of Trenchless Technology, Bob formed Turner Underground Installations. Determined to take on unique and challenging projects, the company successfully completed a range of utility distribution work, extending the capacities of the newly found company.

2000

Growth Years

Growth Years

In five years, Turner drilled more than a thousand miles underground for projects in New Jersey, Illinois, Alabama and Massachusetts.  Rhett Turner was brought on as Vice President, working alongside his father,  Bob Turner.  Bob’s assertive philosophy continued being an instrumental factor for expanding capabilities of the business and differentiating…

2015

Expertise

American-Auger-440T

In May of 2015, Turner Underground purchased a new American Auger 440T Maxi Drill and an MCS-1000 recycler to advance new opportunities that extend our distribution capabilities and expand our services to the pipeline industry.

2020

A New Chapter

Rhett and Robert Turner

The start of the new decade brought about major changes. Rhett Turner took over as President after the passing of owner, Bob Turner in March of 2020. Construction completed for Turner Underground’s new headquarters in September. The new building is 30,000 square feet of office and operational space. Five years…