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Googling Isn’t Engineering

When is the last time that you used “Free Body Diagram” in a sentence? You smiled after you read that, right? You were immediately teleported back to a simpler time. Your high school Physics class, […]

Prime Coat Calculations for IDOT

CALCULATIONS
About a year ago, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) changed the way it measures & pays for bituminous prime coat. What used to be a simple computation became complicated (just like everything in construction anymore….). [...]

It’s About Service

RANTS
Competitive Advantage. As I’ve embarked on this journey of chronicling numerous aspects of my professional work, I’ve been thinking about the trajectory of the content. Where is it going? Who is reading it? Is anyone [...]