Category: Delivering Success

Pipeline GeoHazard Management Identification, Assessment, and Mitigation of Risks

October 28, 2019

Planning, design, operating, and managing the integrity of pipelines is a complicated process. When you throw the wide variety of challenges arising from traversing differing terrain and geologic conditions into the mix, it’s time to …

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Bridging the Past, Present, and Future  

October 28, 2019

The I-74 Mississippi River Bridge is the key link connecting the Quad Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa to Rock Island and Moline, Ill. Consisting of two separate bridges (the westbound completed in 1935 and …

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Efficient Review Helps Organization Manage Facilities Assets

September 27, 2019

  Dedicated to providing food, transportation, early childhood education, and other services throughout rural Minnesota, The United Community Action Partnership (UCAP) was formed in early 2018 as the result of a merger of several non-profit …

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Due Diligence – Meeting the Challenges of Time and Safe Solutions

September 26, 2019

Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) are due diligence activities associated with purchasing, leasing, financing, or maintaining commercial real estate. These assessments are critical for clients seeking to know the condition of a property. The goal of …

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Brownfield Grant Funding: Initiating Revitalization in Your Community

September 24, 2019

It is a familiar scene—an abandoned gas station, a dilapidated manufacturing facility, an empty or run-down warehouse. The site is possibly known in your community as an “eyesore,” and could even be considered a hazard. …

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Creating a Successful Brownfield Program

September 24, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded millions of dollars in Brownfield grant funds to support redevelopment through environmental assessment and remediation in communities across the nation. Since inception of the EPA Brownfield Program in …

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Storm Damage Assessment Leads to Discovery of Major Structural Issues

September 19, 2019

Damage resulting from high winds and tornadoes is never a good thing, but when it occurred this spring at a major distribution center for a large national retailer, it led to the discovery of serious …

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Addressing Moisture Intrusion Issues in New Construction

August 12, 2019

Imagine having a new hotel, but with significant problems from the start. A hotel proprietor in Lincoln, Neb., was looking for help to determine why his new property was experiencing a multitude of moisture intrusion …

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Hidden Hazard in Plain Sight: Many School Gym Floors Contain Elemental Mercury

July 31, 2019

Providing safe and secure spaces for our community spaces is just one of the reason’s our environmental professionals come to work every day. So, when just prior to the start of a new school year …

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3-D: Moving Beyond Maps, Cross-Sections, and Graphs

July 31, 2019

  Using state-of-the-art 3-D Visualization and Animation (3-DVA) technology, Terracon has the ability to visualize and model data in three dimensions, as well as create interactive animations of the models, allowing data to be viewed …

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