Category: Delivering Success

Mass Transit Rail Inspection Improves Safety

March 11, 2020

Did you know that Terracon helps the traveling public stay safe by performing quality assurance inspection on rail for mass transit projects? Rail construction integrity is vital to the mass transit industry because rail flaws …

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Concrete Life Extended by Effective Repair Approach

February 18, 2020

Concrete deterioration can be a major problem for facilities managers anywhere, but it’s especially challenging to address when a facility needs to remain in operation during repairs. A Terracon client in the amusement park industry …

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Resurrecting the Site of a Former Funeral Home

February 11, 2020

Property in Florida, especially in a waterfront community like the City of Cocoa, can be a scarce commodity. Yet a property, located within walking distance to the thriving historic Cocoa Village community redevelopment district, sat …

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Installation Research Improves Window Performance

January 7, 2020

  The market for low-rise, wood-framed, multifamily construction has been one of the fastest growing market sectors over the past five years, a trend that’s expected to continue. Water penetration around openings is consistently an …

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Lead-Based Paint Hazards: Understanding and Managing the Impacts of Lead-Based Paint

January 7, 2020

  The U.S. government banned lead-based paint more than 40 years ago, but it’s still prevalent. According to government statistics, more than 75 percent of the housing stock in the U.S. contains lead-based paint. Such …

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Pavement Management Program Brings Benefits to Complex Campus Network with Better Pavement and Cost Savings

January 7, 2020

  Managing more than 15 million square feet of pavement would be a daunting task for any facilities team, but it’s especially complex when 32 campuses and 16 facilities managers are involved. This is the …

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A New Road Opens New Opportunities For Growth

January 7, 2020

The Veterans Memorial Highway in South Central Ohio (also known as Route 823/Portsmouth Bypass) is 16 miles of new highway, which reduces commuting time while also opening up opportunities for economic growth and commerce. As …

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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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