Category: Featured

Safe Exploration Practices in the Era of Social Distancing

July 6, 2020

For many years, Terracon has been on a quest to operate the safest subsurface exploration program possible. To that end, we have made it fundamental that safety and pre-task planning be at the core of …

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Be Prepared for an Accelerated Brownfields Application Timeline

June 22, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Brownfields program provides millions of dollars annually in assessment and cleanup grants to help communities revitalize idle or underutilized properties. For fiscal year 2021, it’s anticipated that the EPA …

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Adapting in the Midst of a Pandemic

June 16, 2020

Terracon Meets Unprecedented Challenges During Statewide PFAS Sampling in Colorado Imagine the logistics around sampling more than 800 groundwater and surface water locations for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) across the state of Colorado as …

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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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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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Bringing a Community Together

July 26, 2019

Tulsa Gathering Place Provides a Place for Everyone It was a big dream—to transform nearly 100 acres at the margins of Tulsa’s Arkansas River floodplain into a dynamic, interactive, and inviting environment with a pond, …

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Addressing Corrosion Extends Concrete Service Life

July 1, 2019

Concrete is generally thought to be a resilient material. Yet, those responsible for maintaining today’s concrete structures are finding their buildings and bridges may not last as long as they’d like, partly due to the …

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