Case Studies

Learn how recent infrastructure projects improved safety, increased efficiencies, trimmed costs and implemented new technologies.
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Case Studies

Successful Positive Protection Deployment on Caltrans Memorial Bridge Project

April 19, 2023
Since 1921, almost 200 California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) employees have been killed in the line of duty. One of the biggest hazards is from motorists who do not...
Bowman Contractors found a Topcon Millimeter GPS solution extremely beneficial on a large project.

Topcon Millimeter GPS Paving Solution Drives Operational Efficiencies for Maryland Contractor

Gerald D. Bowman Contractors, Inc.’s entry into paving was a measured one. Armed with a single Power Curber machine, Jerry Bowman set out to make his mark on the Maryland paving...
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Manhole Risers

No More “Radiator Wreckers”: Benkleman, Nebraska Saves Big with Better Manhole Raising Solution

Tim Smith, highway superintendent with the City of Benkleman, Nebraska (pop. about 900) has had an interesting career; he worked for the city for 24 years, then left for 12 years...
The new flat slab bridge replaced the existing Valencia Bridge over Dutchman’s Creek in Fairfield County, South Carolina, using PERI USA engineered formwork solutions.
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Bridge Construction

Smart Formwork Solutions: The New Valencia Bridge

In Fairfield County, South Carolina, a new flat slab concrete bridge replaced the existing Valencia Bridge over Dutchman’s Creek, a partially collapsed bridge of concrete piers...
Colorado-based Alpine Civil Construction (ACC) and its the stringless paving operation at work.

Technology Integration Positions Colorado Contractor for Growth

Lance Latimer’s Colorado-based Alpine Civil Construction (ACC) had initially positioned itself as a general contractor with a specialty in slipform paving. However, based on the...
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Guardians of Edon: Two Heavyweight ATs Execute Turnpike Night Pick in Western Ohio

A dual-crane night pick in the close confines of an off-ramp project called for two heavyweight cranes and an experienced crew. The seasoned team at Jeffers Crane Service, a member...