Utility Hole Covers FAQ

Everything You Need to Know About Utility Hole Covers

At Manhole Covers Direct, we custom fabricate any size utility hole cover to fit your needs. Here are some utility hole cover FAQs that we often get asked:

How Much Weight Can Utility Hole Covers Hold?

Most often, utility hole covers are designed to withstand single-point wheel loads of up to 16,000 lbs. However, we can custom fabricate utility hole covers to withstand your required load.

What is the Lead Time for Utility Hole Covers?

Since all our utility hole covers are custom-fabricated, the lead time ranges from two to four weeks.

What Material Are Utility Hole Covers Made Out Of?

Our utility hole covers can be made from steel, stainless steel, composite, or aluminum. No matter the material required, we can accommodate you. Additionally, we finish our products with paint, powder coating, or hot-dipped galvanizing.

What Size Utility Hole Covers Do You Offer?

In addition to custom utility hole covers, we offer a variety of sizes in our standard covers. Our complete line of access covers range from 5’ through 60’, including Round, Square, Monitoring Well, Composite, Sewer, Water, Gas, Drain Grates, Grease Traps, Tank Monitor, Inspection, and Electrical.

What are the Different Types of Utility Hole Covers?

There are many different types of utility hole covers, each with its unique benefits and purposes. Some of the most common types include:

  • Manhole Covers: These covers fit over manholes and provide a safe way to access the utility hole below. They are typically made from heavy metals and are extremely durable and long-lasting.
  • Grating Covers: These covers are placed over openings that need to be accessed often, such as pedestrian crossings or driveways. They are made from various materials, including steel and aluminum, and come in a variety of styles and colors.

Choose Manhole Covers Direct

If you’re looking for American-made manhole covers and frames, you’ve come to the right place. At Manhole Covers Direct, we strive to provide our clients with custom pieces that suit their unique needs. Our engineers work directly with you to design custom-made to order manhole covers and frames, drain grates, utility holes, and trench covers. Give us a call today at (973) 834-5976, or visit our website for a free quote.