The Cost of Construction Labor

The majority of my working life has been spent on projects involving government agencies – The Illinois or the Chicago Departments of Transportation, various county highway divisions, O’Hare Airport, basically public works-focused clients. Each entity […]


Asking the Simple Question – The Solution

In my previous article (CLICK HERE to read it), I described the maturation of a piling bearing capacity issue that we had on a recent railroad bridge project. Let’s dive into getting the issues resolved. […]


Asking the Simple Questions – The Problem

“Ego clouds and disrupts everything: the planning process, the ability to take good advice, and the ability to accept constructive criticism. It can even stifle someone’s sense of self-preservation. Often, the most difficult ego to […]