Hate Shoveling? Snow Problem!

    With winter on the horizon, it’s time to prepare for everyone’s favorite holiday activity: shoveling snow. Rather than soldiering on through blizzards with a shovel and a bad back, why not make the job easier with a few easy tips? Before the snow falls, take preemptive action. Clear your yard of anything that …

TMSC Sewer Segment Repairs Project

This project consisted of the excavation and removal of an 18-inch PVC sewer line in preparation for the installation of a new 171-foot long, 18-inch PVC sewer line. In addition to the installation of the new line, repairs in other segments of the sewer pipes included removal of root intrusions, sewer main cleaning, air testing, …

Overnight Freight/UPS Freight Project

The site is located along the northerly side of County Route 99 in Montgomery, NY. The parcel also abuts Interstate 84 to the north. Regional Builders, Inc. constructed a 93,500-SF freight transfer facility. During the approval process, three wells were drilled. Two of the wells were dry wells. The third well was drilled to a …

The Engineering Behind the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

Thursday is Thanksgiving. And while we will spend time around the dinner table Thursday evening in celebration of Thanksgiving (US), many people are sure to kick off the day by watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you’ve ever wondered about all the science and engineering behind the parade, read on. When engineering a new …

The Importance of Public Works

What are public works? Public works include a broad range of services that our municipalities provide to us every day. From water and sewer services, to sanitation, to salting and plowing the roads in the winter and making sure potholes are filled in the spring and summer. Public works keep our cities and towns running …