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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Highway Construction And The Benefits Of Traffic Control Safety Equipment

Roadway Construction And The Benefits Of Traffic Control Safety Equipment

Large-scale highway construction can be a somewhat high-risk endeavor, given the size of the equipment used and the sheer number of workers and equipment. However, even smaller-sized road work projects have a degree of risk. And this holds true for all highway work and construction projects, given the presence of automobile and truck traffic during […]

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Equipment Rentals To Make Railroad Bridge Repairs Easier

Equipment Rentals To Make Railroad Bridge Repairs Easier

Almost everyone living in the United States is aware of the massive networks of roads, highways, and Interstates crisscrossing the nation. In fact, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), there are more than 3,950,000 miles of roads in the United States. However, not so many of us are familiar with the extent of our […]

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What Type Of Under Bridge Inspection Equipment Should You Be Using?

When it comes to inspecting highway bridges, there is a wide variety of equipment available to facilitate the inspection process. However, when the region alongside and underneath a highway bridge deck must be accessed, safely reaching and working in the areas can be a challenge. Because bridges can have spans hundreds of feet above the […]

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The Dangers Associated With The Improper Use Of Construction Equipment

Construction is, by its very nature, an inherently dangerous industry. The presence of large equipment, power tools, and multiple personnel on an active jobsite can all combine to create a dangerous work environment. That being said, the vast number of construction projects carried every year are completed successfully with few, if any, major incidents. Unfortunately, […]

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Federal Bridge Inspection Standards and the Need for Under Bridge Inspections

Tips For Finding The Best Construction Rental Equipment Company

Construction requires tools and equipment. And the larger the project or structure being built, typically the larger the tools and equipment required. Which is where construction rental equipment often plays a vital role. More often than not, construction firms and engineering companies will opt to rent large construction equipment rather than purchase them. Given the […]

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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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How Often Should Bridges Inspections Occur

How Often Should Bridges Inspections Occur

The United States is home to over 618,400 highway bridges, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) 2022 Bridge Report. Along with regular cleaning, maintenance, and repair – in addition to periodic rehabilitation – these publicly owned bridges must be inspected routinely. How often highway bridge inspections occur, however, hinges on several […]

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