LIVING AFTER MIDNIGHT

Oct 14, 2020
Work continues on the $2.3 billion reimagining of Interstate 4 in and around Orlando. The highway reconstruction project, begun in 2015, has entered Area 4, a six-mile stretch through the Altamonte Springs suburb north of the city. Recent work in this zone involved a series of night picks to set girders for a new bridge over Wymore Road.
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Oct 14, 2020, 00:00 AM

KING OF THE JUNGLE

Sep 11, 2020
To tame a jungle, sometimes you have to send in a bigger beast. This idea was reinforced recently at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo as a new geodesic dome was installed over its RainForest habitat.
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Sep 11, 2020, 00:00 AM

POWER TRIO

Sep 9, 2020
Pennsylvania’s massive new highway construction project rolls on. Dubbed the Southern Beltway, the turnpike extension is the state’s first entirely new highway construction in decades.
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Sep 9, 2020, 00:00 AM

THESE GO TO ELEVEN

Aug 17, 2020
Construction of a plush new precast high-rise condominium building is underway in downtown Minneapolis.
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Aug 17, 2020, 00:00 AM

FIVE WOOD

Aug 17, 2020
We already know that when you need to pick and set large building materials, you get a crane. But what if the item you need to pick and set is also a crane?
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Aug 17, 2020, 00:00 AM

WORK OF ART

Jul 15, 2020
In 2001, the Milwaukee skyline changed forever with completion of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Quadracci Pavilion.
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Jul 15, 2020, 00:00 AM

ROADWORTHY AT THE CROSSROADS

Jul 15, 2020
The Ohio Department of Transportation’s 70/71 Columbus project, also known as Columbus Crossroads, rolls on with improvements to the East Broad Street bridge over I-71.
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Jul 15, 2020, 00:00 AM

PRECAST WITH PRECISION

Jun 17, 2020
The heart of a new wastewater treatment facility in Newton County, Georgia, consists of a liquid-holding structure made of precast concrete panels. The massive 1.25-million-gallons-per-day A. Scott Emmons Water Reclamation Facility, once completed, will serve growing business activity in the city of Social Circle as well as nearby residences.
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Jun 17, 2020, 00:00 AM

STEADY AS NEUROSURGEONS

May 13, 2020
To upgrade the processing line at a Chicago-area metals-handling plant, a truss bridge supporting a conveyor needed to be removed to make way for its eventual replacement.
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May 13, 2020, 00:00 AM

THREE-POINT WIN

May 13, 2020
When railroad tracks through Columbus, Indiana, were upgraded to accommodate larger and faster trains, it was a boon for the local economy, but created a challenge for area motorists.
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May 13, 2020, 00:00 AM

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S WHEY

Apr 15, 2020
In the heart of America’s dairy country, a cheese-processing plant is in the midst of a multiyear modernization project that will increase its ability to process more milk and make larger blocks of cheese.
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Apr 15, 2020, 00:00 AM

SOUTHERN ELEVATION

Apr 15, 2020
Methanol plant reconstruction showcases blockbuster crane dedicated to southern states
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Apr 15, 2020, 00:00 AM

THE LONGEST MILE

Apr 1, 2020
After 60 years, Chicago’s Mile Long Bridge is getting a rebuild
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Apr 1, 2020, 00:00 AM

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

Apr 1, 2020
Urban settings can be tough environments in which to operate a crane. A recent project in downtown Chicago highlighted seemingly every conceivable hardship inherent to city work, yet each was overcome thanks to diligence, teamwork, and careful planning.
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Apr 1, 2020, 00:00 AM

BUILDING INSIDE A BUILDING

Mar 6, 2020
When it comes to cranes, bigger isn’t always better. Especially when your construction project is reminiscent of Russian nesting dolls.
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Mar 6, 2020, 00:00 AM

BUCKEYE BYTES: TECH AND WAREHOUSE BUILDING BOOM IN GREATER COLUMBUS

Mar 6, 2020
A strong national economy encourages construction opportunities. However, even a strong national economy typically results in construction growth that tends to be regional. Not a problem for Central Ohio. Columbus, Ohio, continues to defy the odds for a mid-sized Midwest metro area by remaining a hotbed of new construction.
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Mar 6, 2020, 00:00 AM

BRIDGE CLUB

Mar 6, 2020
Sitting in the cab of his Liebherr LTM 1300-6.2., a 300-USt mobile crane, Raymond Gallagher maneuveres a 13-ton pedestrian bridge that will join two buildings.
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Mar 6, 2020, 00:00 AM

LUFF IT OR LEAVE IT

Dec 17, 2019
Luffing jibs are often the unsung heroes of certain crane lifts. In fact, many jobs couldn’t be done without them.
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Dec 17, 2019, 00:00 AM

CLOSE QUARTERS

Nov 19, 2019
Installing a 160,000-lb. electrical transformer at a steel mill isn't an everyday occurrence — for good reason. It takes an incredible amount of planning to make sure the endeavor proceeds smoothly, safely and with a minimum amount of plant downtime.
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Nov 19, 2019, 00:00 AM

STACKING UP

Oct 14, 2019
Central Contractors Service reaches for the sky with new University of Chicago project.
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Oct 14, 2019, 00:00 AM