Archive for October 2001

Smooth Ride Earns “Best In Construction Award”

You’ve heard the expression “as smooth as silk.” Well, you might start hearing “as smooth as asphalt,” at least from those who’ve driven on a new stretch of US-1 in Palm Bay, built by Ranger Construction. Ranger was hired by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to completely rebuild about a mile of US-1/ SR-5…

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Ranger Sets High Standards For Airport Work

Ranger has landed a $3 million contract to totally reconstruct three taxiways at Sanford Airport in Central Florida. The project includes laying more than 22,000 tons of P-401 asphalt. Work started in November and is scheduled to be finished within 150 days. To minimize disruption, the job will be performed in six phases. The Sanford…

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Ranger Picks Up New Resurfacing Work

Ranger has been awarded a $1.5 million, 4.8-mile milling and resurfacing project on A1A (John’s Island Rd.) in Brevard County. Because the contract includes new traffic signals — which require extensive lead time for mast-arm manufacturing — the expected start date on the 170-day project is not until next summer. Above: Similar to the new…

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New Work Includes Site Development, A Ranger Construction Specialty

Ranger is doing the complete site development work for Portofino at Mirasol, a 476-unit, multi-family apartment complex in Palm Beach Gardens. The Kolter Property project includes earthwork, utilities and paving. Portofino at Mirasol, scheduled for completion in 2002, is the latest in a long line of site development projects awarded to Ranger Construction and the…

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Ranger Participates In Miami-Dade Career Fair

Ranger Construction joined PAVEX Corporation, White Rock Quarries, and more than two dozen other companies at a recent three-day event promoting the construction industry to Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County high school students. South Florida Construction Career Days was co-sponsored by the Florida Transportation Builders Association and other key industry groups. It was promoted…

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