CALCULATIONS

Bridge Overhang Fillet Calculations

If you are a bridge engineer and you hear the term “negative filet,” you typically start shaking uncontrollably. It’s one of those natural reactions when your senses tell you that Something Isn’t Right. In this […]

CALCULATIONS

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….). […]