September 2020

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The U.S. Route 6 and State Route 10 Interchange in Providence, Rhode Island is a three-leg directional interchange that serves as a critical east-…
September 08, 2020
The U.S. Route 6 and State Route 10 Interchange in Providence, Rhode Island is a three-leg directional interchange that serves as a critical east-…
September 08, 2020
I have begun to question the value of trend data in our industry.  Infrastructure starts are down. Or are they up? How large or small is the test…
September 08, 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
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