Aldridge drilled 1,151 foundations from Brookings, South Dakota to Hampton, Minnesota. Foundations ranged from 5 feet in diameter up to 14 feet with the deepest hole being 98 feet deep. Aldridge filled the foundations with over 105,000 cubic yards of concrete and 10 million pounds of rebar. The soil conditions ranged from running sands to limestone rock. Aldridge installed 15,601 feet of temporary pipe and 963 feet of permanent pipe.