Road and bridge crews are well on their way to easing driving frustrations for thousands of daily motorists at a notorious traffic bottleneck in Vadnais Heights, Minn., where County Road 49, a heavily-used, inter-city arterial crosses over I-694.
Crews were expecting to work going into November last year but unseasonably cold temperatures moved in to the upper Midwest to put a chill on some scheduled concrete pours.
In a time spanning just more than six months, crews with Shafer Contracting substantially completed a major remake of a busy and congested highway intersection by early last fall. The project is taking place in Oakdale, Minn., located several miles northeast of St.
Despite the cold weather, Ziegler Cat held two indoor winter demo events in Minnesota and Iowa. Both demonstration events were hosted at local Equestrian centers. The facilities, approximately 150 x 300 ft., allowed customers to operate Cat's new equipment through different obstacles and challenges.
In just a matter of one year when cranes began to loom over the original 35W bridge crossing over the Minnesota River, regular commuters are now seeing real progress on its replacement. Connecting the cities of Bloomington and Burnsville just south of Minneapolis, traffic crews recently switched all six lanes from the old bridge to the new, northbound bridge.
Kyle Vickerman recalls talking with his boss at Ziegler CAT about how he might someday advance in the company. The response was immediate — in a good way.
His manager pointed him to the heavy construction equipment technology program at Dakota County Technical College.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's (MnDOT) $239 million, multi-year 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project reached its first year of construction in July as crews from a joint-venture, consisting of Ames Construction, Lunda Contracting Co.
While viewers of Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018 at US Bank Stadium may not notice the exceptional flatness of the field, the crew from Park Construction will know they notched the first NFL win at the stadium. High fives and handshakes celebrated a victory four months before the opening kickoff of the 2016 NFL season at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
The Highway 2 Kennedy Bridge, connecting Minnesota and North Dakota, is undergoing a rebuild via the joint-venture of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT, with the work being undertaken by Zenith Tech Inc.
Ziegler CAT announced the promotion of Andreas Hoeft to president and the promotion of William M. Hoeft to executive vice president. Andreas Hoeft was previously executive vice president of sales. In his new position, he will provide strategic leadership for the company and guide it toward its long-range goals.
IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced details and new technology innovations for its upcoming Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction. Following the record-breaking success of its 2016 Florida sale, this year's event will be held over five days in order to meet the needs of the dozens of featured Caterpillar dealers, leading OEMs, dealers, construction companies, rental companies, financial institutions, and other large fleet owners that have consigned equipment.
The Minnesota Utility Contractors Association (MUCA) will be hosting its 4th Day of the Dozers event to benefit Children's Hospitals and Clinics on September 24, 2016 at the ERX Motor Park in Elk River. Last year over $30,000 was raised to sponsor an Infusion Room at the C.H.