GROUP brings Power to Thousands

GROUP brings Power to Thousands  Editor: Debbie Reaney Entergy Louisiana is constructing a new substation and distribution circuits in Calcasieu Parish as part of its commitment to increasing the resilience of the electric system and providing customers with reliable power. The approximately $24 million project will benefit thousands of customers in the Gillis, Moss Bluff and north and east Lake Charles areas.  To help with the construction of this new substation Ent ... Read more

CSXT Railroad chooses OCCI for Bridge Replacement Project

CSXT Railroad chooses OCCI for Bridge Replacement Project ICE assists with rail bridge support efforts. Editor: Debbie Reaney The CSX Transportation Railroad bridge crossing built in 1927, recently required the replacement of its original timber framework where Lizard Creek meets the Tensaw River in Hurricane, AL because timber doesn't have the life span of the more modern steel and concrete methods of construction. OCCI of Fulton, MO was chosen to do the work due to thei ... Read more

Howard Frankland Bridge Project

Editor: Debbie Reaney  One of the busiest bridges in the Tampa Bay area is getting a complete overhaul. The Howard Frankland Bridge that connects St. Petersburg and I-275 to Tampa sees 180,000 motorists daily. The original portion of the bridge constructed in the late 1950's will be demolished once the rebuilt northbound bridge is completed. This will be no small feat, as the almost 3-mile-long bridge will grow from its current 4 -lane structure to an 8-lane bridge with two expre ... Read more

Mega Drill for the Alabama Mega Site Project

Editor: Ashley Steele  The South Alabama Mega Site Project is a $12.5 million dollar plan to expand commerce in Baldwin County, Alabama. This region is the 11th fastest growing metro area in the United States. The 3009 acres (about half the area of JFK Airport) site will allow for growth by way of railroad and Port of Mobile expansions. $5.5 million of the project alone is being utilized on the railroad portion of the project. The railroad in Bay Minette will receive an on-site rail ... Read more