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Archive for July 2007

Vecellio Companies Go The Extra Mile For Residents, Businesses Near Work Zones

Diamond-shaped road construction signs and bright orange cones announce to the world that road improvements are just around the corner. But for those who live or do business near road construction zones, the change in routine can be an exercise in patience. The Vecellio companies understand this and go the extra mile to keep area…

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Improving Roads And The Roadbuilding Experience

Although road construction contracts are bound by specifications and schedules, a contractor can still propose adjustments that will improve the experience for the local community. It is, after all, the residents and businesses near a road improvement zone who are most affected by it. And while the benefits of construction will be obvious upon completion,…

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FSR-414 Projects Lead Work At Ranger North

Work is progressing ahead of schedule on Ranger North’s $105 million project to build 2.7 miles of elevated roadway for a new section of SR-414 in Orange County, FL. The earthwork and reinforced walls are mostly complete, and more than two-thirds of the 3.3 million cu. yds. of embankment work is finished. Roadway and bridge…

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Ranger South EXPANDS in the Miami Market

Ranger South has crowned a summer of achievement with the recent acquisition of APAC Southeast’s Miami office. While Ranger has worked in the market for some time, the expansion will complement Ranger South’s Miami operations with a physical presence. The acquisition has also boosted the division’s personnel in the area: Ranger South has gained an…

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Stormwater Management

Ranger Construction assisted Indian River County’s Stormwater Division in presenting a stormwater compliance expo in July.    

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South Division Preps Vecenergy Site

Ranger South is making excellent progress on a project for Vecenergy, the Vecellio Group’s energy division, at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Ranger South is performing the site work and preparing foundations for 11 petroleum storage tanks. The project will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2008.

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Ranger Central Secures Significant Turnpike Change Order

Ranger Central has been awarded a $6 million change order for work on the Florida Turnpike (SR-91) in Palm Beach County, FL. The division recently completed a $31 million project to widen the Turnpike from Atlantic Avenue to the Lantana Toll Plaza, delivering the project well ahead of schedule. The change order is for the…

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“Eye In The Sky”

Here’s a recent look at a few of the Vecellio Group’s operations and facilities. Photos by Bruce Burgin, Leo Nelson, John Riley, Jr., Carl Thiemann and Aaron Bonewitz.

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Linda Figg Delivers 2007 Vecellio Lecture

Linda Figg, President and CEO of Figg Engineering Group (FIGG), is delivering this year’s Vecellio Lecture, held annually at Virginia Tech. FIGG is a family of companies that specializes in creating world-class, award-winning bridges. Ms. Figg serves on the Board of Directors of the Construction Industry Round Table and the American Road & Transportation Builders…

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