Earthmoving

Beginning phases for construction site preparation can include demolition, clearing land, land excavation and site grading. Each construction project will have different needs but most begin with clearing the land of any tree or debris, preparing the ground for building and getting all the supplies to and from the worksite.



Lawrence Construction Fixes I-70 Mudslides in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation has awarded contractor partner, Colorado-based Lawrence Construction, the I-70 Glenwood Canyon Emergency Project. Motorists traveling on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon should anticipate delays, as well as intermittent daytime and nighttime closures, due to repair work....


McElhenney Construction Relies On TEC, Komatsu Machines

McElhenney Construction Company, based in Mobile, Ala., is working towards rapid completion of a boat launch for Baldwin County, Ala. The project includes construction of six ramps for boat launching, approximately 8 acres of parking and boat mooring facilities around the perimeter of the inlet, with breakwaters on the end....


NCDOT Calls On Lane Construction to Improve I-440 With $365M Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is overseeing a $365 million undertaking known as the I-440 and Blue Ridge Road project. The improvements to I-440, between just south of Walnut Street in Cary and north of Wade Avenue in Raleigh, are being made to improve traffic flow, access and efficiency....


Baldwin and Shell Takes Center Stage On University of Central Arkansas' $45M Windgate Center

Despite a record-setting snowstorm and a delay in obtaining materials, crews in Conway, Ark., remain on schedule constructing The Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts. The building, located on the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) campus, is scheduled to be completed in time for the fall 2022 semester....


Crews Install Largest Concrete Beams Manufactured in Midwest On Tri-State Tollway's $4B Project

Crews in Illinois are carefully choreographing the placement of the largest concrete beams ever manufactured in the Midwest, as they continue reconstructing the Central Tri-State Tollway. The task under way is anything but routine....


Granite Provides Infrastructure for Massive Energy Project

Motorists traveling east from Palm Springs and Indio, Calif., on I-10 into the desert have been frequently known to mutter, "There's a whole lot of nothing out here." That conversation is changing to "there's a whole lot of something going on out here."Granite Industrial, a subsidiary of California-based Granite Construction Inc....


How SoCal Family Land Development Biz Succeeds From the Ground Up

The average person doesn't think twice about what is underneath their feet as they walk along a sidewalk, across the street or through a parking lot. The team at T.O. Development does. Thirty years ago, David Rowland and his wife, Janice, moved from Anchorage, Alaska, to San Diego, Calif., and founded T.O....


New Shelling, Storage Plant to Be Boon for Atmore's Economy

Much like the tiny seedlings that rise from the soil, an $87 million peanut shelling and storage plant is emerging in Atmore, Ala. The facility, encompassing more than 400,000 sq. ft., is scheduled to begin operations in December 2021 and should be fully complete by January 2022....


OSU Taps Walsh/Turner JV for New $1.79B Medical Center

As work continues on Ohio State University's new Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital, construction crews are ready for some challenges. The new $1.79 billion center, the largest single facilities project ever undertaken by the university, will connect to the James Cancer Hospital, and do so while the James center remains open....


Father Knows Best: Biz Founder Takes Iron Advice From Dad

In 2005, Jason Simmons was just a few years into building his entrepreneurial dream, D&S Landscaping of CNY. At this early state of his company's development, he was primarily focused on lawn care and property management....