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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
From turn-of-the-century painted ladies to mid-Victorian era farmhouses, old homes have a certain charm that captures the imagination. But along with their unique charm, older houses often bring a unique set of challenges. Restoring old homes can be difficult, but for those willing to put forth the effort, the rewards are worthwhile. These tips for […]
Building any sort of space for manufacturing is always a large endeavor because there are a lot of factors to keep in mind. One of the first decisions you will have to make is what sort of foundation your factory is being built on. While the number of options can seem overwhelming, we share with […]
Even with an active pandemic sweeping across the country, certain types of work still need to get done—especially those that deal with base infrastructure. The construction industry is one of the most vital components of our core societal functioning. In fact, without these professionals to fix and maintain many of our key structures, going out […]
Commercial construction projects are complex. They involve many more moving parts than building single-family homes. Someone must maintain the big picture to keep all the aspects of planning and building large, often multi-tenant structures, in sync. These tips for commercial construction project management will give you a sense of the multi-faceted responsibilities of a commercial […]