Construction firms prepare for summer rush

Construction firms are preparing for a rush of summer projects at schools, roads and elsewhere in Oregon.

Construction firms are preparing for a rush of summer projects at schools, roads and elsewhere in Oregon.

Sometimes, projects nearly bump into one another. For example, TriMet is planning for a light-rail bridge across the Willamette River near the South Waterfront District while Southwest Moody Avenue is being improved, the Block 49 housing project is being built, cleanup is taking place at the Zidell site and work is set to start on the Life Sciences Building.

Coordination becomes essential for project owners and contractors.

“We make a very serious effort to stay in communication with everybody,” [ODT spokesman Don] Hamilton said. “This includes the city, county, TriMet, private firms (and) the public and emergency services.”

Read more at the Daily Journal of Commerce.

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Last modified onMonday, 19 October 2015 11:39

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