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Work continues on the $2.3 billion reimagining of Interstate 4 in and around Orlando, Fla. The highway reconstruction project, begun in 2015, has entered Area 4, a 6-mi. stretch through the Altamonte Springs suburb north of the city. Recent work in this zone involved a series of night picks to set girders for a new bridge over Wymore Road.

To tame a jungle, sometimes you have to send in a bigger beast. This idea was reinforced recently at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo as a new geodesic dome was installed over its RainForest habitat. Initial plans called for the dome to be set in four sections and then joined together over the habitat.

The ALL Family of Companies awaits delivery of the next step in the evolution of large cranes, the Liebherr LTM 1650-8.1. Heralded as "the ultimate machine on eight axles," it's the successor to the LTM 1500-8.1, the best-selling large crane ever, according to Liebherr.

We already know that when you need to pick and set large building materials, you get a crane. But what if the item you need to pick and set also is a crane? You'll need a crane in that instance, too — although it might take more than one.

ALL Tower Crane, a division of the ALL Family of Companies, has added three new towers, each strategically chosen to align with emerging customer demand. Included in the purchase is a Liebherr 125 K fast-erecting tower crane with industry-leading jib length, hook height, and capacity.

In 2001, the Milwaukee skyline changed forever with completion of the Milwaukee Art Museum's Quadracci Pavilion. The 140,000-sq.-ft. expansion was crowned with a unique, motion-enabled architectural detail dubbed the Burke Brise Soleil. Meant to evoke a bird's wings or ship's sail, the 217-ft.

Load King LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck), has named The ALL Family of Companies (ALL) an authorized service center of Load King cranes. The announcement is effective immediately. With locations throughout North America, ALL will service Load King boom trucks, truck cranes and Terex legacy products for customers from 16 of its full-service yards in a territory that includes Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The heart of a new wastewater treatment facility in Newton County, Ga., consists of a liquid-holding structure made of precast concrete panels. The massive 1.25-million-gallons-per-day A. Scott Emmons Water Reclamation Facility, once completed, will serve growing business activity in the city of Social Circle as well as nearby residences.

The ALL Family of Companies is getting a major infusion of new Link-Belt cranes, with a total of 16 new units slated for delivery in the coming months. The package includes four 60-ton HTC-8660 truck cranes; four 50-ton TCC-500 telecrawlers; four 80-ton TCC-800 telecrawlers; one 140-ton TCC-1400 telecrawler; one 100-ton 100 RT rough-terrain crane; and two 200-ton 248-HSL lattice boom crawlers.

To upgrade the processing line at a Chicago-area metals-handling plant, a truss bridge supporting a conveyor needed to be removed to make way for its eventual replacement. The conveyor feeds a kiln where material is heated to remove impurities. Brandenburg Industrial Services was in charge of demolition, contracting with Dearborn Engineers & Constructors to perform site analysis and Central Contractors Service, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, to provide cranes for the bridge removal.

Steve Freckmann, general manager of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, has received the Pinnacle Award from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA). The Pinnacle Award signals the end of Freckmann's three-year term on the association's board of directors, and also recognizes his more than decade and a half of involvement in leadership positions within the association.