ICE® Bridges the Missouri River Gap

MODOT I-70 Rocheport Bridge Replacement  Editor: Ashley Steele  "The Rocheport Bridge is a Continuous two-span subdivided Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River and the Katy trail on Interstate70 (I-70), west of Columbia and south of Rocheport in Boone and Cooper County, Missouri. The I-70 Rocheport Bridge is a 3,018-foot bridge constructed in 1960 and underwent extensive rehabilitation in 1993". According to the MODOT.org website. When you read about the great state of M ... Read more

Doing the “Unsinkable”

The ICE® 44B helps to drive foundations for the McClees Bridge crossing the Navesink River  Editor:  Ashley Steele A major roadway has been receiving updates for the last year and a half to help build infrastructure in Red Bank, NJ.  Traffic has been detoured around the construction happening on the Navesink River.  The McClees Creek Bridge is part of a larger project, centered around the replacement of several bridges in Monmouth County.  The county is responsible f ... Read more

The Port of Baltimore Grows

Editor: Ashley Steele  The Port of Baltimore is one of the nation's busiest seaports, handling all types of cargo and passengers at its facilities. As the COVID pandemic continues, ships are being diverted to this Baltimore location to be unloaded and reloaded, due to other ports lacking the capacity. Currently in the execution phase of a $200 million project in marine construction, dredging, and infrastructure upgrades, the Port of Baltimore supports over 150,000 jobs and brings in over ... Read more

Rio de la Plata Flood Control Project

Reconstructing the Rio de la Plata River Basin to prevent flooding Since 2007 the US Army Corps of Engineers have granted permits to study and perform supplemental environmental assessments (SEA), in efforts to reduce flood damage along Puerto Rico's Rio de la Plata River Basin. The rainy season torrential downpour combined with the steep headwater slopes along the banks, causes the river to overflow into the surrounding coastal towns. Currently, about 11 miles west of San Juan, there is $500 ... Read more

Keeping the Ohio River Open for Commerce

The ICE® 50B helps to install stronger dolphins for barges!  Editor: Ashley Steele  Barge foundation structures throughout the Midwestern rivers are decaying.  Known as a dolphin, in the marine construction world, these are man-made structures that are not connected to any other support formation.  They are loaded with barges which carry goods, allowing for ease of access by ships to efficiently load and move cargo down the river.    The Ohio River has rec ... Read more

ICE® Installs New Drainage Facility Foundation

The ICE® Model 14D can move between three different pile types effectively and efficiently  Editor: Ashley Steele  La Quinta Island, just off the coast of Corpus Christi, Texas is getting a new water drainage control solution. DFI Houston Piling & Hydrovac (aka DFI) was awarded the contract to install pilings for a waterway and a drainage control structure. The job needed equipment that could easily drive three different pile types: H-pile, Double Sheet and Vinyl Pile. DFI knew ... Read more

ICE® 416 Helps Boaters and Fish Stay Safe

Editor: Ashley Steele  Fishing is one of North America's top-rated outdoor recreation activities. While we sometimes forget that it is the fish hatcheries that play an instrumental role in making sure fish remain a sustainable food source for people and wildlife. It is these US (United States) hatcheries that provide just enough for sport enthusiasts to throw in a line from time to time without major environmental penalties. The Welaka National Fish Hatchery in Florida is committed to ra ... Read more

Re-Energizing the Meadowlands Arena

Editor: Ashley Steele  The Meadowlands Arena, in Rutherford, NJ, is part of a larger complex of entertainment venues, including the MetLife Stadium and the American Dream Shopping and Entertainment complex. Known formerly as the IZOD Arena, the venue has been quiet since its heyday in the early 1980's. Once the home of the New York Nets Basketball team, the indoor arena now hosts the NBC show The Equalizer, starring Queen Latifah, acting as a large soundstage.   In 2021, New J ... Read more

Minneapolis Light Rail

ICE® stays steady and constant in changing construction plans  ICE® has been onsite at the monumental Southwest Light Rail project since 2019. Although there have been delays in the timeline due to the complexity and changing of construction plans and contract modifications. The completion of the METRO Green Line Extension will include 14.5 miles of double track connecting downtown Minneapolis with five local communities through 16 new stations and structures in a corridor that will shar ... Read more

Luck of the Irish on I-95

Silent Vibratory foundation installs for new directional signage I-95 is one of North America's most dangerous highways.  Even with measures taken in Fort Lauderdale to ease some of the dangers, it is a tough place to be a contractor. Conti Corporations has an outstanding safety record. They know the best way to overcome roadway and environmental dangers is with added safety measures. This professional contractor has been hired to install new directional road signage alongside the trea ... Read more