When Was the Last Site Visit On Your Project?

Posted by Daniel Wagner

Sep 26, 2016 1:37:03 PM

Every project has a story that begins long before construction and ends further in the future than any of us prefer. Ideally, the project’s story is the same for those in the field as it is for those in the office. If you have ever worked on a long-term construction project, however, you know this is not the case most of the time.

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Topics: Energy, Energy Transmission & Distribution, Energy Generation

Thinking About Adopting a Complete Streets Policy?

Posted by Zack Martin

Sep 19, 2016 2:19:11 PM

 
If you’re thinking about adopting a Complete Streets Policy, it’s a good idea to talk with someone who  has been through the process. The City of Battle Ground, Washington was recognized as having the tenth best policy   in the nation in 2015 by Smart Growth America. I recently sat down with Scott Sawyer, the  Public Works Director at the City of Battle Ground, to discuss his experience. 
 
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Topics: Transportation & Public Works

Using Contractor Payment as Carrot and Stick

Posted by Rob Palena

Aug 17, 2016 2:21:51 PM

As a project owner or manager, you need certain types of information from the contractor to ensure your project is on track. Too often, though, the contractor doesn’t provide the information you need in a timely fashion (if at all). Before you know it, the project can be off schedule and out of budget. How can you avoid getting caught in this situation?

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Topics: Energy, Energy Transmission & Distribution, Energy Generation

Don’t Let Poor Concrete Work Crack Your Project

Posted by Jason Irving

Aug 3, 2016 1:51:12 PM

Concrete may initially sound like a boring blog subject, but if you’ve ever experienced a problem with it on one of your projects, you know concrete can become a costly and time-consuming nightmare.

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Topics: Energy, Energy Generation

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