Commercial Construction & Renovation

MAY-JUN 2017

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and live-streamed footage available via desktop computer or mobile device. Watching progress via the construction cameras assisted stakeholders with project management, documentation and communication efforts. "The cameras allowed the public to see we truly did everything possible to get this project finished," Grist says. "The local support was unbelievable, from businesses feeding the crews to people just thanking us for working so hard to get life back to normal." Getting It Done in Six Weeks C.W. Matthews finished the I-85 rebuild one month ahead of schedule, completing the reconstruction in an impressive six weeks. Crews and inspectors worked around the clock to keep the project moving forward. "Everyone understood the extent of the situation and really stepped up," says day superintendent Steve Aponik. "No one asked, 'How long will we be here?' or 'How many hours are we working today?' The crews did everything that was asked of them and did a real fine job of it." RISING UP Had the original bridge design from 1984 been followed, the time for beam fabrication alone would have significantly slowed progress. 188 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATION — MAY : JUNE 2017

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