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I-4 Ultimate Project’s Deadly Road to Completion

As of the time of this writing, yet another worker has been injured onsite at the I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando. This is just the latest in a slew of injuries and deaths on this megaproject that have resulted in project delays and thousands of dollars in violations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

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Flooding’s Impact on Infrastructure Part 2

In part one, we discussed the massive impact that flooding is having on the State of Florida and how local governments are stepping up efforts to mitigate flood damage by investing in infrastructure. However, flooding is happening on a massive scale across our nation — 44 disasters stemming from flooding and hurricanes occurred in 2017 […]

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Flooding’s Impact on Infrastructure Part 1

Floods are among the most destructive natural hazards on the planet. In the United States, floods cause an estimated $8 billion in damage each year. Rising floodwaters destroy homes, roads, landscape, and otherwise drastically damage our nation’s infrastructure. Nowhere in the U.S. should this be more of a concern than in Florida, where regular flooding […]

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Fort Lauderdale’s Failing Water Infrastructure

Fort Lauderdale residents have had their fair share of water woes. From a burst water main to aging water systems across the city, Fort Lauderdale is in desperate need of an upgrade. But fixing Fort Lauderdale’s water infrastructure will take an incredible amount of funding that city officials would prefer to invest in other aspects […]

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A Look at Our Nation’s Highways Part 2

In part one of this two-part article, we discussed the current state of America’s highways and the funding needed to repair this crumbling infrastructure system. Below, a Boca Raton construction lawyer with Cotney Construction Law discusses how these expectations stack up to reality. For firms that depend on highway construction projects, understanding how our nation […]

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A Look at Our Nation’s Highways Part 1

While highways and roads make up only a portion of our nation’s vast infrastructure, they remain vital for maintaining our way of life. Highway infrastructure is not only important for supporting other infrastructure systems, but it’s also a source of high-profile projects for the construction industry. In this two-part article, a West Palm construction lawyer […]

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Solving the Problem of Our Ailing Infrastructure

It’s no secret that our country’s highways, bridges, and waterways are in a state of disrepair. Although our nation is becoming wealthier and more prosperous, we’re failing to update our infrastructure, and it’s starting to have a ripple effect on other aspects of our country.  We recently reviewed the current grades for United States infrastructure […]

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The Ten Most Common Tower Building Mistakes Part 4

When you send a team of workers 2,000 feet in the air to either complete a tower construction project or fix an issue with an existing tower, you want to be certain that their safety is guaranteed. Bolstering your awareness of what can go wrong when building towers is essential for preparing for any potential […]

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The Ten Most Common Tower Building Mistakes Part 3

Building radio towers and antenna systems requires a different approach from typical construction projects. These tall, external structures must be fortified to handle extreme winds and severe weather. In order for this to goal to be met, construction professionals must be able to skillfully navigate the building process without falling victim to any of the […]

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The Ten Most Common Tower Building Mistakes Part 2

Construction professionals who have experience building radio towers and antenna systems are intimately familiar with the errors that lead to faulty structures. If you worked on a tower project that was unable to withstand a windstorm or bear the weight of its load, you probably committed a common mistake. In part one of this four-part […]

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