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Road construction work being done with lanes closed sign

A traffic control device, as defined by the Federal Highway Administration, is a sign, signal, marking or other device placed on a particular roadway by the authority of a public…

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Construction manager calculating soft costs before starting a project.

Getting into any construction process, whether as a real estate developer, project manager, or construction company, understanding the concept of costs is paramount. This brings us to a significant concept…

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Architect or engineer team discussing a project design using blueprints and a laptop computer at the office before visiting work site.

Every construction project, no matter how big or small, begins with a crucial step known as the “construction takeoff.” But what exactly is a takeoff in construction? If you’re new…

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Crash Cushion or Impact Attenuator damaged by car crash

Understanding the function of an attenuator amidst our complex road network systems and dealing with numerous transition options can be daunting. In this blog post, we aim to demystify this…

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construction orange truck cleaning up post project

The final touches to any construction project aren’t applied with a paintbrush or screwdriver—they’re handled with a meticulous and exhaustive construction clean up process. Often overlooked, this final phase of…

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Paving construction work on black asphalt

Constructing a solid roadway, parking lot, or path requires more than just materials – it requires high-quality tools designed especially for paving tasks. From preparing the underlying base to the…

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Construction projects come with a myriad of challenges, one of which is ensuring the safety of workers and the public in and around the site. Temporary signs play a pivotal…

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Whether you’re a seasoned contractor or someone who prefers to do their own construction projects, having the right tools is crucial for successful construction projects. We’ve put together a comprehensive…

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What is site preparation? As one portion of the broader process used when preparing a construction site for building, it can include a wide range of processes, including land clearing…

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On a beautiful June day in Southern California in 1976, construction workers accidentally cut through a petroleum pipeline that was under pressure, not realizing that it was located there. The…

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Whether you’re a general contractor or a subcontractor who is just starting out, understanding how the construction bidding process works is vital to your company’s success. A construction bid is…

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A scene of a type of construction barricade at a construction site.

Whether it’s for crowd control at a large event or to improve safety on a construction site, there are a range of barricades available to help keep people safe. But…

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hard hat on a table of a construction site in the rain

Inclement weather can sometimes be unavoidable in an outdoor work area. In some regions, heavy rain and wet conditions may be expected on a regular basis, but when that wet…

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