Tag: Florida Department of Transportation

Florida Committee Heads off Construction Conflicts among Utilities, FDOT, Contractors

Sometimes the two greatest tools at an engineer’s disposal are a phone and the right number to call. One day not too long ago, one of our clients, a major telecom firm, found itself facing a potential delay claim due to not having its facilities relocated along a section of a roadway that was being… Read More »

Studying Scour: FDOT Unknown Foundation Program Becomes Nationwide Model

Structural and geotechnical engineers count on support from the soils beneath a foundation to help provide motorists safe passage from Point A to Point B. In many states, bridge foundation support is achieved by piles that are driven deep into the ground. The piles penetrate and are embedded in the soils immediately beneath the bridge… Read More »

Inspections Aim to Keep Signs Up Where They Belong

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blocking out the scenery, breaking my mind, Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?” These lyrics from 1970 (Five Man Electrical Band) are more true today than ever. Whether we’re at the grocery store, airport, zoo, state park, or driving down the highway, signs of all shapes… Read More »