Warmer temperatures forecast throughout Wisconsin could create conditions for pavement buckling. Motorists are asked to take extra caution. Pavement can buckle when the weather quickly goes from cool to very hot. This causes slabs of pavement to expand and push against one another. If the pressure becomes great enough, the pavement can buckle and create […]
It’s important to keep your workers safe during dangerous projects, such as demolition. Here’s how to facilitate a safe work environment at demolition sites.
Gov. Tony Evers proclaimed April 26-30 as Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be taking part in a nationwide campaign to spread awareness about safe driving as construction and maintenance activity increases for the spring and summer months. · View the Every Driver Makes A Difference public service […]
MADISON – Contract amendments approved Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) Board of Directors and Foxconn Technology Group significantly reduces the scope and anticipated employment levels for a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer, will now be eligible to receive up to $80 million total in performance-based tax credits […]
The Department of Public Works, with the cooperation of the Racine Fire Department, has scheduled the annual wash-down of the City’s lift bridges as follows: Main Street Bridge: Friday, April 30, 2021, from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.State Street Bridge: Friday, May 7, 2021, from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Appropriate detours will be posted […]
Work on the reconstruction and expansion of Kenosha County Highway S is set to resume during the week of March 29, Kenosha County Highway Director Clement Abongwa announced Wednesday. Once completed later this year, Highway S will be a four-lane, divided highway from Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) to the Interstate 94 East Frontage Road. […]
To find the perfect piece of machinery for your business’s needs, take a look at these helpful tips for choosing the right construction equipment.
CALEDONIA – Scannell Properties, a commercial real estate developer, plans to build a 323,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in the DeBack Farms Business Park and General Mills is expected to be their first tenant. The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) and the Village of Caledonia announced the project as part of a three-phase development […]
Razor Sharp Fitness and O&H Danish Bakery are the latest recipients of the ZERO Loan Program. The program is a business lending initiative built to provide immediate financial relief to local businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Racine County Economic Development Corp. (RCEDC) administers the program. Terri and Michael Bannon, owners of Racine’s Razor […]
Safety is the most important thing in any workplace. A workplace injury can cost the facility money and negatively impact the life of the employee. It’s important to have safety procedures in place to keep people safe. Everyone must uphold those safety procedures to prevent disaster. We put together a guide that explains how to […]
Due to lift bridge repairs, the State Street Bridge will be closed periodically to vehicular traffic commencing on Thursday, January 14, and continuing until Thursday, April 1. The vehicular traffic closure will only occur on the days that the bridgework requires it to be lifted for servicing, at which time the following detour routes should […]
Although modern metal fabrication shops may use computer numeric control (CNC) technology to guide machines that cut or stamp metal, there is still plenty of opportunity for injury. Some processes utilize dangerous chemicals or create hazardous fumes. Workers in a metal fabrication shop should familiarize themselves with these tips for staying safe in a metal […]
Sustainability is a socio-ecological practice which cannot be carried out without careful collaboration. Each public or private sector can agree that the push to become more environmentally focused is a change fixed by growth. Utilizing responsible processes to prioritize resource efficiency will be well worth it. Distinctive ways to be sustainable in construction can be […]
Working in management isn’t for the faint of heart—there’s a lot of responsibility on your shoulders. Whether you own the company or you’re merely one of the managers, the people below you depend on you. Chances are you’re like anyone else, and you want to be the best person you can be. That desire to […]
CALEDONIA – A section of Highway 38 will be temporarily closed starting next Monday (Oct. 12) for the replacement of a roadway structure that carries a small creek under the highway. The highway will be closed between 4 Mile Road and Northwestern Avenue. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reported that the work is scheduled […]