Archive for January 2006

Raising The Bar On Bridge Construction

A new bridge replacement technology that makes road construction safer and more efficient was used on a major project in the United States for the first time recently on Ranger North’s I-4 widening job in Volusia County, Florida. (See video clips.) Instead of weeks-long lane closures while the Graves Ave. bridge was demolished and rebuilt…

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Turnpike Section Safer After Extensive Improvements In St. Lucie County

Ranger Central is wrapping up an $18.8 million job to make Florida’s Turnpike safer in St. Lucie County. Ranger has milled, resurfaced and added guard rail to a 16-mile stretch of the Turnpike under a contract begun in late 2004. Safety features include a “friction” layer of asphalt that will help to guide water off…

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Ranger North Begins US-27 Improvements Totaling $47 Million In Lake County

This spring, Ranger Construction’s North Division, based in Winter Garden, FL, began work on two FDOT contracts to convert sections of US-27 into urban highway. The work, totaling over $47 million, involves widening the road from four to six lanes, adding curb and gutter, and replacing two bridges. The reconstruction will allow Clermont and Four…

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Ranger Central Demonstrates Fine Art Of Paving In West Palm Beach

As the Olive Avenue reconstruction project in downtown West Palm Beach comes to a close, Ranger Central can take pride in having completed one of the most complex paving jobs in its history. Ranger was the asphalt subcontractor for the project, which called for the complete reconstruction of a one-mile section through the heart of…

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