Callan Marine Widens Nation’s Energy Net

Callan Marine Widens Nation's Energy Net  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Callan Marine is wrapping up a national critical infrastructure project that will render the Corpus Christi Ship Channel the most improved in the entire U.S. Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. This job is extremely important, as the Port of Corpus Christi is the nation's largest U.S. energy export gateway and third largest seaport in total waterway tonnage. The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Proj ... 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

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

Sletten Helps Get MRL Back on Track

Sletten Helps Get MRL Back on Track  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Thanks to the experts at Sletten Construction, Montana Rail Link's (MRL) main line was put back into service in late July after they helped rebuild Reed Point bridge over the Yellowstone River. Reopening more than a week ahead of estimates! The bridge collapsed earlier this summer on June 24, sending 10 cars into the river and derailing an additional seven cars following an overnight bridge ... Read more

Comacchio Drill for Earth Retention

Comacchio Drill for Earth Retention Culvert Replacement in the Queen City Editor: Allison Braswell    The City of Charlotte, NC is commencing their five-year mission to refine facilities and infrastructure for its ever-growing population. Funded by Mecklenburg County's Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), hundreds of construction projects taking place during fiscal years 2023-2027 will help the city keep pace with its growing community of over 1 million residents (about ... Read more

The Port Project of the Century

The Port Project of the Century Editor: Allison Braswell The expansion of the Port of Veracruz in Mexico is the most significant port project to take place in the region within the past 100 years. The Port of Veracruz is the country's oldest, largest, and most vital port, which moves materials like automobiles, agricultural bulk, mineral bulk, and petroleum. Proposed in the late 1990s, the MXN $70 billion (USD $3.69 billion, about $11 per person in the US) project prompts for new bre ... Read more

ICE® Versus Deicing Salts: The Only ICE® You Want on the Road!

ICE® Versus Deicing Salts The Only ICE® You Want on the Road! Bridge L-04 Replacement  Editor: Allison Braswell    The rapid deterioration of America's bridges is a widely recognized problem, and chloride-induced corrosion is to blame. Chlorides are derived primarily from the application of roadway deicing salts. Sodium chloride (common table salt) is the most popular type of road salt, while calcium chloride and magnesium chloride are common altern ... Read more

Lane Con Makes Drivers’ Dreams Come True

Lane Con Makes Drivers' Dreams Come True Theme Park Fans, Rejoice! Florida "Main Street" to be Expanded Editor: Allison Braswell If a family is heading to Central Florida for a vacation, chances are that they are visiting at least one of the fun-packed theme parks in Orlando such as Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. But, with increased travel comes worsening road congestion on Florida's Turnpike (SR 91).  With over 500 miles of toll roads, the Turnpike ... Read more

Modernizing Water Infrastructure

Modernizing Water Infrastructure  Fish Curtain on the Connecticut  Editor: Allison Braswell  An aging 1938 pump station on the Connecticut River is nearing the end of its useful life, including the three river crossing pipes that carry wastewater from the pump station to the appropriate wastewater treatment facility. Because of the sewage system's poor state, there have been instances of rainwater forcing sewage to overflow into the river and complaints of substandard drinkin ... 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 raw ... Read more