Smith-Midland To Produce Custom Precast Concrete Manholes For Metrorail Expansion to Dulles Airport

April 6, 2010 | Associate / Plant News, Utility Products

Company To Support Phase 1 Of Project By Delivering 117 Units Worth More Than $800,000

MIDLAND, Va. – Smith-Midland Corporation was awarded an $800,000 contract in January to produce 117 custom precast concrete electrical manholes as part of the expansion of Metrorail to Dulles International Airport.

“Twenty-eight of the manholes will measure 16 feet by 8 feet and will be made from a custom-made form,” said Matthew Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Smith-Midland. “The form was designed around Dominion Power specifications and was produced by our welders at our Midland plant.”

The order will support Phase 1 of the project, which will extend Metrorail from the Orange Line, between the East and West Falls Church stations, to Wiehle Ave., along the Dulles Toll Road. The $1.2 billion expansion is expected to be completed in 2013. About Smith-Midland Corporation (Del.)

Smith-Midland Corporation (Del.) is a publicly traded company (OTC BB: SMID, SMIWC; Boston Stock Exchange: SMM, SMM/W). Smith-Midland (Va.) develops, manufactures and sells a broad array of precast concrete products for use primarily in the construction, transportation and utilities industries. Smith-Midland Corporation (Del.) has two manufacturing facilities located in Midland, Va., and Reidsville, N.C. Easi-Set Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Smith-Midland Corporation (Del.), licenses the production and sale of Easi-Set products and provides diversification opportunities to the precast industry worldwide. For more information, please call (540) 439-3266 or visit

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