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The historic 8th Street Arch Bridge in downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota is part of the city’s vision for its Big Sioux River Greenway. The bridge…
October 07, 2020
Composite matting, as shown in this aerial image, is among the most versatile and popular options for accessing and protecting wetland areas during construction.
Composite matting, as shown in this aerial image, is among the most versatile and popular options for accessing and protecting wetland areas during construction. Photo Credit: Creswell Designs
Building in environmentally sensitive areas, such as wetlands, poses challenges beyond just navigating waterways and stream channels. It is critical…
September 08, 2020
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
When developing a cold weather concreting plan, consider three primary objectives: protect the concrete from early-age freezing, protect to ensure adequate strength gain, and protect from thermal shock and cracking.
There are three primary objectives for cold weather concreting: 1) Protect the newly placed concrete from damage due to early-age freezing; 2)…
September 08, 2020
When I was in high school, I drove around in a 1976 Chevy Nova with a manual transmission and a cassette player blasting some form of ‘80s rock. Now…
September 04, 2020
Bailey Island Bridge
All photos courtesy Maine DOT
Maine’s 3,478-mile-long coastline plays a fundamental role in our state’s identity as well as its economy. The lobsters hauled into our working…
September 04, 2020
When is the best time to solve a problem? Answer: Before it happens. Resiliency is all about being proactive rather than reactive. Taking action…
September 04, 2020
Government agencies often focus too much on procedure and not enough on merit. as such, they benefit from the clarity of hindsight contractors may…
September 03, 2020
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