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, […]


When Slopes Fail – Part 1

There are some people I know, when talking about their “college days,” who can recite chapters & verses of classes they took. They can remember class numbers, people in the class, problems they solved, the […]


Prime Coat Calculations for IDOT

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….). […]