Repairing I-95 Viaduct

Rhodeworks Initiative  Editor: Ashley Steele  In a study, Rhode Island ranked last in existing bridge conditions. Around 2016, the governor at the time started the "Rhodeworks" initiative to replace and secure deficient bridges throughout the state before they crumbled. The I-95 Viaduct is one of those bridges which will become safer and sturdier when the redesign and structural reinforcements work is completed.  The I-95 viaduct in Providence, Rhode Island is being r ... Read more

Historic Williams Brice Stadium

ICE® Comacchio Drill Rig creates mobilization improvements in historic stadium  Editor: Ashley Steele  Back in 1934, the Williams Brice Stadium, Columbia, SC was built to accommodate 17,400 spectators. The home of the University of South Carolina, Gamecocks, has been expanding ever since its conception and now accommodates more than 80,000 football fans on game day. Thanks to the most recent additions, this stadium will not only have more seating and food areas, but the new ele ... Read more

Better than Robotics: Dam Drilling

What do the Blue Stone Dam and remote-control drilling have in common?  Editor: Ashley Steele For over 20 years, the 1949 Blue Stone Dam has been an extensive repair project due to a 1998 Dam Safety Assurance (DSA) Report showing that this dam was hydrologically deficient. The construction project to repair this deficiency broke ground in 2001 and is currently in phase 5 of this renovation. Located in West Virginia approximately one and a half miles upstream from the city of Hint ... Read more

Congratulations Scott Crews! 20 years with ICE®

20-Years with ICE®  -Scott Crews-    20-Years with ICE® Scott Crews is celebrating 20-years with International Construction Equipment®! Beginning in April of 2002, Scott joined ICE® as a salesman of a line of drills offered by ICE. Scott remembers when he started working with the team there were three individuals at ICE that their sole focus was our drilling products. The team has since expanded under Scott's leadership. And like all ICE product lines th ... Read more

I-285 Interstate Reconstruction

$800 million Georgia DOT interchange construction in Atlanta Since February of 2017, Atlanta's major interstate I-285 has been under major reconstruction through the Georgia Department of Transportation. The 5-phase project lifecycle was designed to reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety within one of the nation's most deadly roads, the I-285/SR 400 Interchange in Metro Atlanta. More than 2 million pedestrians use the roadway that circles the city of Atlanta daily. In 2013 data f ... Read more

Railroad Bridges are Delicate Repairs

Comacchio MC8DHT  Editor: Ashley Steele  One in every five bridges of the over5,800 in South Dakota are considered "structurally deficient". The Wasta Rail Bridge in Wasta, South Dakota is no stranger to repair as this unique bridge was relocated by frugal railroad companies dating back to the 1920s. This unique structure was fused with additional truss bridges from the local area, giving it an exceedingly rare design. History alone has mandated repairing and not replacing the ... Read more

Wisconsin Bridge is Falling Down

ICE prevents delays with custom modifications that adapt to bridge build needs  In Menasha Wisconsin, the original Racine Street Bridge, constructed in 1952, is at the end of its 70-year service life. The Racine Street Bridge is one of only two river crossings connecting Doty Island with the city of Menasha central business district and accommodates 10,000 vehicles per day. This bridge is a vital connection for pedestrian and bicycle traffic to the downtown area. After the reconstruc ... Read more