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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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The Ten Most Common Tower Building Mistakes Part 1

Working on radio towers and antenna systems requires a specialized knowledge of tower construction, a bold team of experienced workers, and a keen eye for potential mistakes. Installing reliable radio towers and antenna systems helps strengthen our infrastructure and bolsters our telecommunications network. When you work on a tower project, you want to rest easy […]

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Do Prevailing Wage Laws Help or Hurt Public Construction? Part 2

When working on a government contract, prevailing wage laws dictate how much your team will be paid. This figure varies depending on the laws in your state, but one thing is certain — prevailing wage laws can either be a boon or a curse depending on the current market conditions and details drafted into your […]

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Do Prevailing Wage Laws Help or Hurt Public Construction? Part 1

The government defines prevailing wages as the hourly wage, standard benefits, and overtime paid to the majority of workers within a defined area. Regulatory agencies established prevailing wages for different sectors of the United State’s various industries to improve the efficiency and productivity of workers. While the foundation of prevailing wages can be traced all […]

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