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Resurfacing Contract Tops New Work At Ranger Central

Ranger Central has been awarded the annual contract for improving roadways in Palm Beach County for the fourth year in a row. From November 2006 through October 2007, Ranger will mill and resurface numerous roadways throughout the county. The contract value is more than $4 million and will require about 60,000 tons of asphalt.

Ranger Central also has two contracts with the North Palm Beach County Improvement District. One job includes $1.4 million of improvements to the intersections at Pratt Whitney and Indiantown Roads, while the other, valued at $5.2 million, includes reconstructing and realigning a severe curve on Indiancreek Drive.

Recently completed projects include asphalt resurfacing projects for the towns of Palm Beach and Ocean Ridge, finished in October.

Ranger Central also has a number of private sector contracts underway, including improvements to the intersection at Gateway Blvd. and Congress Ave. for the Sembler Company. In addition to milling and resurfacing, Ranger will add lanes and drainage.

In July Ranger started a 14-month job to widen over a mile of PGA Blvd. from two to four lanes in Palm Beach Gardens. Ranger is doing a total reconstruction, complete with placement of a grassy median and striping. The project team is striving to keep local homeowners informed about construction changes at least two weeks in advance. Ranger has contracted with developer Taylor Woodrow for the project.

In the new Versailles subdivision in Palm Beach County, Ranger was selected by Transeastern to correct an issue with the first lift (layer) of asphalt placed by another contractor. Ranger’s project team worked closely with the developer’s engineer to identify, mill and repave the areas. Ranger then placed a uniform second lift, creating a smooth surface layer that aligned properly with the gutters.

In the Mizner subdivision, Ranger resurfaced the parking lot and roadways for a golf house, resurfaced portions of Polo Rd. West and Polo Club Rd., and created an east entry into the
subdivision.

Ranger also earned kudos for resurfacing and striping the main roads and numerous parking lots in both the Jupiter Ocean & Racquet Club and the Jupiter One residential developments in Jupiter.

Careful coordination and communication with all of the homeowners, conducted through the property manager, helped carry these jobs off with a minimum of inconvenience, earning praise from the communities.