Drainage Repair In Flushing

Drainage Repair In Flushing Edited by: Alan Zimmerman Flushing, Queens is arguably one of New York City's most visited and traveled neighborhoods. Home to 180,000 people, it has much to offer for residents and visitors. Attractions include Citi Field, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and the Queens Zoo. It also includes the largest Chinatown and houses over 30,000 individuals that have immigrated from China directly.  This makes Flushing the biggest Chinatown by this met ... Read more

America’s New Space Bridge

America's New Space Bridge Edited by Alan Zimmerman & Debbie Reaney  The Robert F Kennedy Space Center is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Florida. Located on Merrit Island, the space has about 700 facilities and buildings grouped throughout the center's 140,000 acres (about half the area of San Antonio, Texas). NASA began acquiring land in 1962, buying up over 131 square miles (about the area of Athens, Georgia) of land and resources to start space programs th ... Read more

RFK Bridge Gets a Face Lift

RFK Bridge Gets a Face Lift Editor: Alan Zimmerman Building a bridge always starts with a solid foundation. The Robert F. Kennedy bridge, formerly known as the Triborough (aka Triboro) Bridge, is a viaduct structure connecting Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx across the Harlem River. Approaching its 88th anniversary from being opened, it is receiving some new renovations. Work is currently being completed on the top of the bridge that focuses on widening the bike and pedestrian walkway ... Read more

GSI Strengthens Cellular Infrastructure

GSI Strengthens Cellular Infrastructure  Edited by Debbie Reaney  A recent cell tower retrofit was performed by GeoStabilization International (GSI), experts at providing solutions for protecting wind, solar, storage, power & energy infrastructure. GSI was selected as a subcontractor for this project, working for General Contractor, K-Co Enterprises out of Piedmont SC. K Co Enterprises serves all phases of commercial concrete, foundation, and tower construction ne ... Read more

Sandcastles & ICE®

Sandcastles & ICE® East Coast Marine Supports Seawall Restoration  Image Provided by East Coast Marine Edited by: Debbie Reaney  At least 7,000 homes and close to 1,650 buildings in Volusia County suffered severe flooding and structural damage during the 2022 hurricane season. According to local officials, 40 local small businesses in the area were destroyed completely. Located along the east coast of Central Florida, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) p ... Read more

What Does ICE® Have To Do With Paper?

What Does ICE® Have To Do With Paper?  Editor: Debbie Reaney Paper mills were once a booming revenue source for Maine but now only six pulp and paper mills remain in operation within the state. Fortunately, one of them is Sappi's Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, where the employees proudly churn out one million tons of paper a year, but paper is not their only focus. The Sappi Somerset Mill is also serious about the environment, which is why the company uses every bit of the ha ... Read more

ICE® 44B Accelerates CA High Speed Rail Project

ICE® 44B Accelerates CA High Speed Rail Project    Editor: Debbie Reaney  Forefront Deep Foundations, a subcontractor for the Dragados/Flatiron Joint Venture (DFJV), is busy creating a firm foothold for the high-speed rail in California. Specializing in driven pile, shoring, and other deep foundation systems throughout California, this Newport Beach-based DBE/SBE contractor is currently building two temporary work trestles that will facilitate construction o ... Read more

Pile Driving & Storm Defying

Pile Driving & Storm Defying  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Spanning over the Raritan River in Newark NJ is the sole bridge that has carried trains of the New Jersey Coast Line from South Amboy to Perth Amboy for the past 115 years and encompasses greater Newark, Hoboken, Jersey City and New York City. During the destructive Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the low-profile structure became submerged and took a hit from a runaway tugboat and was shifted 18 inches on its piles, pr ... Read more

Wagman Helps Improve Delaware Interchange

Wagman Helps Improve Delaware Interchange  Editor: Debbie Reaney    A massive, $284-million interchange project will alter future passenger and freight movement on the East Coast. Along the Mid-Atlantic section of I-95, DelDOT is making numerous improvements to Delaware's segment of the nation's longest north-south Interstate. Geometric design changes, structure rehabilitation, new signage and pavement, roadway widening, and much more will ease congestion ... Read more

ICE® Green Machine Keeps Water Clean

ICE® Green Machine Keeps Water Clean  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Established in 1939, the Bowery Bay Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) in New York, NY treats 225 million gallons (about 851717250 L) per day (MGD) of mainly residential wastewater for Northwestern Queens. The facility is responsible for screening, primary and secondary treatments, activated-sludge treatment, and disinfection of the plant effluent before it is discharged into the Rikers Islan ... Read more