Join ICE® & our partners for Irish Shenanigans and Training at Con-Expo 2023!

Join ICE® & our partners for Irish Shenanigans and Training... at Con Expo from March 14 to 18, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV! ICE® Booth D1356 - Diamond Lot "Install Lagging Wall withTiebacks & Innovative Testing" "Drills, Grout & Testing..." Training with Partners - GRL, PDI, SKYLINE, OCI & MORE Offered March 14 to March 17 10am to 11am and noon to 1pm ICE® in the Tadano Booth F9707 - Festival Lot "Driving on a Batter" Training & Technology to Enhance your Driving ... Read more

Investing In Safe Water Infrastructure

Investing In Safe Water Infrastructure Editor: Allison Braswell The Allegheny Valley Joint Sewer Authority (AVJSA) in Pennsylvania is taking action to protect the Allegheny River from discharges of treated sewage and stormwater. By 2023, the facility plans to expand its sewage treatment capacity from the current 5.5 million gallons (about 20819755 L) a day to 8 million gallons (about 30283280 L). Mandated by the EPA, this $75-million project is part of a nationwide effort to prevent ... Read more

Mountain Ridges & Temporary Bridges

Mountain Ridges & Temporary Bridges Editor: Allison Braswell    What better place to enjoy nature while working in construction than at Glacier National Park, MT--where the Battle Ridge Construction team took in breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains as they used an ICE® 28B Vibratory Hammer to pull four 16" (in) steel piles of around 20' (ft) long from a temporary bridge as part of the park's rehabilitation work on 13 bridges.  Funded by the Biparti ... Read more

Saving America’s Crumbling Bridges

Saving America's Crumbling Bridges Editor: Allison Braswell    Bridges are integral elements of America's transportation systems--and 1 in 3 of them needs repair or replacement.  Despite their importance, bridges are the most neglected components of U.S. infrastructure, especially those on local roads. The inconvenience of closures for inspections too often results in deferred maintenance. The consequences are obvious--bridges are falling apart far faster than th ... Read more

Model 2 Repels Rising Seas

Model 2 Repels Rising Seas Editor: Allison Braswell Every summer since 1895, families of East Providence, RI take a spin on the Crescent Park Looff Carousel, a National Historical Landmark that neighbors Rose Larisa Memorial Park. This waterfront park included a seawall that supported several walking paths overlooking the bay, but strong wave action and rising sea levels due to storms over the years have caused the seawall to deteriorate and ultimately fall apart. Without the wall in p ... Read more

ICE® 28C Sets Sail in Heart of Marine Business

ICE® 28C Sets Sail in Heart of Marine Business Editor: Allison Braswell    Buildings on Robinson Bayou in Panama City, FL that were previously used for corporate and college research operations were damaged by Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 hurricane that swept through the state in 2018. However, with some restorations, Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan saw a new purpose for the property.  Suzuki invested 1.7 billion JYP ($11.7 million) into the developm ... Read more

Historic Regional Link Re-imagined

Historic Regional Link Re-imagined Editor: Allison Braswell A vision for the future of New Hampshire and Vermont's shared infrastructure has been under discussion for nearly three decades. Now, it is finally coming to life. Since June 2021, NHDOT has been leading long-awaited replacement and repurposing efforts for two deteriorating spans of the 200-year-old, 8-lane bridge that carries traffic between Hinsdale, NH and Brattleboro, VT over the Connecticut River. A new, wider single-span ... Read more

Big, Little Bridge at Springbrook Golf Course 

Big, Little Bridge at Springbrook Golf Course Editor: Allison Braswell A 50-year-old golf course in Naperville, IL is undergoing major renovations. One of the several tasks on their list was to replace the concrete bridge that collapsed in a creek on Hole #9 of the course, raising both safety and logistic concerns. Copenhaver Construction was selected to build the foundation for a new, steel golf cart bridge over the creek bed. Now completed, the new 60' (ft)-long bridge has a capacity ... Read more

Beavers really are “Worth A Dam”

Beavers really are "Worth A Dam"   Editor: Debbie Reaney  Located in Westerly, Rhode Island along the southern border of Newton Swamp, the Cottrell Bridge, which carries Westerly Bradford Road (Route 91) over McGowan Brook, was one of many around the state deemed structurally deficient. The replacement and upgrade of this structure was vital to ensure the safety of the surrounding wildlife habitat as well as the over 4,300 vehicles that traverse it daily. The Newton Swamp M ... Read more

Keller Promotes Student Achievement in Illinois

Keller Promotes Student Achievement in Illinois Editor: Allison Braswell    The complete overhaul of Lanphier High School in Springfield, IL will have its 1,200 students excited to go to class! Renovations of the 85-year-old school that began in Spring 2022 are expected to convert it into a state-of-the-art learning environment, revamping the entire property while making sure to preserve its historical nature. Major upgrades call for a 2,000-seat field house, a fully ... Read more