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  • When Slopes Fail – Part 2

    In this, Part 2 of my series on slope stability & erosion control failures, I want to dissect another jobsite failure that one of our projects suffered through a couple of years ago. The conditions, Read More
  • Prime Coat Calculations for IDOT

    About a year ago, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) changed the way they measure & pay for bituminous prime coat. What used to be a simple computation became complicated (just like everything in construction anymore….). Read More
  • RANT – #hardwork

    HEY, all you young construction professionals – YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS!!! When it comes to personal attributes, it’s fair to say that we can (and should…) be able to quickly rattle-off a half dozen Read More

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