GDT Razer’s High Reach Demolition Capabilities Are No Stretch

GDTHigh-Reach2To be successful, demolition contractors must be able to identify and solve unusual challenges. On a project in downtown St. Paul, MN, Rachel Contracting is doing just that as it brings down a massive 700,000-square-foot complex that was not only built into a bluff, but also faces a pair of busy St. Paul thoroughfares and, in places, is just steps from an active rail line. [Read more…]

Stage two demolition project of I-91 Bridge began this spring

045.-Removing-beam-385cby Joe Parzych

As sunny spring weather finally offered construction crews an opportunity to return to the jobsite, Stage 2 of the demolition and replacement project of the I-91 bridge over the Still Water section of the Deerfield River in Deerfield, MA, has resumed. Earlier this year, crews from J.R. Vinagro of Johnston, R.I. began demolition work on the second bridge that runs parallel to the one featured in the October 2015 issue of Hard Hat News. Previously, J.R. Vinagro had demolished that bridge in 2014, and that bridge decking was replaced last year. [Read more…]