Overhaulin’ the Roads

Full-depth reclamation strengthens rural roads for heavy-truck traffic. Drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus shale region of northern Pennsylvania has increased traffic of heavy...

25 Feet in the Deep

If the saying goes, “The whole is more than the sum of its parts,” then all those parts must absolutely be important in creating...

Curbing Impediments to Efficiency

A recent retrofit of a parking lot on the West Virginia University campus in Morgantown, West Virginia, was anything but ordinary. To do the...

Take it from me…

PART 2: Lessons learned using insulating concrete form construction In the previous issue, a contractor began their first Insulating Concrete Forms (ICF) construction project, and...

Structural Resolution

Restoring beauty to the tallest high-rise condominium Located in Marco Island, Florida, the Veracruz of Cape Marco is the tallest high-rise condominium complex in the...

Full-Depth Grade Control

Arkansas highway project shows potential for automated grade control throughout entire pavement cross-section Starting in late summer 2012, Weaver-Bailey Contractors, El Paso, Arkansas, began constructing...

Take it from me…

Part 1: Lessons learned using insulating concrete form construction Samer Chaya recently constructed his first building using ICF’s (insulating concrete forms). It’s a medium-size (10,000...

How 3D Technology Pays Dividends

For a whole host of reasons, Mike Viehdorfer really likes the stringless control system on his new GOMACO GHP-2800 concrete paver. He works for...

From Concrete Cutting To Demolition

Sometimes all it takes is an eye for innovation and the courage to risk it all. For Duke Long, owner of Interstate Sawing Company...

Hide & Seek

When you were younger, playing the game hide and seek was fun and a great way to just be a kid. When you are...