Under Bridge Access Unit

Easy Solutions to Complicated Under Bridge Problems

Working on under bridge projects is one of the more challenging aspects of highway bridge and road work. While some bridges can be accessed from underneath with the use of smaller aerial work platforms such as bucket trucks or bucket vans, many highway bridges have span heights that put them beyond the reach of ground-based […]

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How A Bucket Truck Rental From McClain Can Make The Holidays Bright

How A Bucket Truck Rental From McClain Can Make The Holidays Bright

One of the great things about aerial access equipment, such as bucket trucks and bucket vans, is their wide-ranging utility. While they are commonly used for tasks such as work on power lines, overhead signage, and streetlights, for example, they can be used for much, much more. During certain times of the year, businesses, small […]

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Understanding The Bridge And Highway Construction And Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project

Understanding The Bridge And Highway Construction And Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project  

One of the most dynamic and growing facets of the construction industry in the United States involves the work of bridge and highway construction, as well as bridge and highway repair and rehabilitation. And what these types of projects have in common is the requirement for highway and bridge construction equipment and highway and bridge […]

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How To Select The Right Size For Your Under Bridge Inspection Unit Rental

How To Select The Right Size For Your Under Bridge Inspection Unit Rental

Most people never notice, but they always happen: highway bridge inspections. Of course, traffic flow might be interrupted with lane shifts on large bridges requiring especially large overhead or under-bridge access equipment. And that’s when drivers notice the workers and the equipment used for these under-bridge inspections. Yet, the vast majority of these regular or […]

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McClain & Co., Inc. - 40ft Underbridge Inspection Unit Bucket Snooper Truck

3 Different Jobs You Can Use A Bucket Truck For

The term “bucket truck” is one that is often applied to a wide variety of vehicles that are technically known as aerial work platforms, or AWPs. These specialized work vehicles are also called by several other names and nicknames including cherry pickers, boom lifts, or even elevated work platforms. Broadly speaking, they are simply a […]

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The Experience to Expect When You Turn to McClain and Co., Inc.

When you work with McClain and Co., Inc., you can expect a level of experience and professionalism that is second to none. With over 20 years in the industry, we have the knowledge and expertise to get the job done right. We understand that no two projects are alike, which is why we take a […]

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Some Of The Biggest Bridge Maintenance Projects In Recent U.S. History

Some Of The Biggest Bridge Maintenance Projects In Recent U.S. History

The United States is certainly not the oldest nation in the world and there are few structures still standing here that are more than 400 years old, which is incredibly recent by European standards and those of other parts of the globe. A bridge in Greece, for example, is purported to be the oldest bridge […]

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The Advantages Of Using Hi-Rail Bucket Trucks

As noted in a previous article, the United States boasts a network of railways that carry almost 30 percent of U.S. freight movement by ton-miles, which is the length and weight of freight travel. These privately owned tracks add up to about 140,000 route miles and are found in every state except for Hawaii. In […]

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SNOOPER ™ Trucks Are Often Used During Bridge Maintenance

SNOOPER ™ Trucks Are Often Used During Bridge Maintenance

Bridges, like people, require maintenance as they get older. And the United States has plenty of aging highway bridges. According to the most recent Infrastructure Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), there are more than 617,000 bridges across the United States. However, more than 42 percent of those bridges are […]

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Why You Should Rent Your Hi-Rail Equipment From McClain and Co.

Why You Should Rent Your Hi-Rail Equipment From McClain and Co.

The trucking industry has estimated that close to 12 billion tons of freight were moved by truck over America’s highways. And according to the American Trucking Association, trucks move roughly 72.5 percent of the nation’s freight by weight. And all those trucks regularly traversed many of the almost 620,000 highway bridges across the nation. But […]

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