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15 082017

Construction Jobs: Hiring on the Spot! UPDATE

As we said last time, South Carolina construction jobs are this year’s hottest ticket. How hot? How about “hiring on the spot” hot! [caption id="attachment_52" align="aligncenter" width="465"] (L-R) SC Dir. of Cabinet Affairs Kristy Quattrone; UIG Representatives Mandi Macomber and Rebecca Battle-Bryant; SC Governor Henry McMaster at the EmploySC Job Fair[/caption] United Infrastructure Group will

09 082017

Construction Careers: Students Glimpse a Bright Future

How do you get today’s students interested in construction careers? By letting them experience the excitement first hand! This was the scene on a cold day last February, when 35 students from Chester County’s Lewisville and Great Falls High Schools visited UIG’s Highway 9 bridge construction site on the Catawba River. During their visit, the

20 072017

Infrastructure Links and Information

Informative new and information related to infrastructure: http://info.scdot.org/PressRelease/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=2505 http://info.scdot.org/PressRelease/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=2499 http://fixscroads.com/scdot-expands-resurfacing-program/ http://fixscroads.com/scdot-rolls-rural-road-safety-program/?platform=hootsuite http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/mcmaster-signs-highway-workers-safety-act-law-inspired-highway-workers/article_e0b7d4ec-5116-11e7-8dfb-7bc2fb715273.html?platform=hootsuite https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/state-item/south-carolina/ https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/get-involved/tell-your-legislators/ https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/solutions/http://fixscroads.com/president-reagan-was-right-its-time-to-fix-our-roads/

23 112011

MONROE CONNECTOR/BY-PASS DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT SIGNED

RALEIGH — NCDOT Transportation Secretary Gene Conti and Turnpike Authority Executive Director David Joyner today signed the $367.7 million design-build contract for the Monroe Connector/Bypass to Monroe Bypass Constructors, a joint venture of United Infrastructure Group Inc., Boggs Paving Inc. and Anderson Columbia Company Inc. with lead design firm Rummel, Klepper & Kahl LLP. "This has

04 102011

UIG PARTICIPATES IN “IMMEDIATE NEEDS DRIVE”.

Summer 2011 LOR Immediate Needs Drive: In an effort to give back to our community, all UIG offices and affiliated companies participated in an "Immediate Needs Drive" to benefit the Lowcountry Orphan Relief (LOR) facility. LOR is a non-profit organization that provides services and aid to abandoned, abused, and neglected children in the Charleston area.

01 092011

US 78 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER EDISTO RIVER

United Contractors is replacing the US 78 bridge over Edisto River near Branchville, SC. This project consists of replacing three bridges over the Edisto River and overflows. The two overflow bridges are 240' flat slab on concrete piles and the main bridge is 1200' Bulb Tee Girder river bridge on drilled shafts. Construction of these

24 082010

COLEMAN-SNOW IS AWARDED CE&I ON PLATT SPRINGS ROAD

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded Coleman Snow Consultants a construction engineering and inspection contract for the widening of Platt Springs Road, SC 602 in Lexington County. The project is scheduled to being in May 2010 and will last for approximately three years. The resident engineer for Coleman-Snow will be Alan Wertz, PE.

24 082010

SELLING SAFETY, SOFTLY

Over the years, I have viewed safety and health as a reflection of one's attitude and behavior. Regulation and insurance are merely disciplinary measures that help modify and change behavior when we drift and provide direction when requirements are uncertain. Further, I have also found that education and training, mentoring and coaching yield safety results

24 082010

UNITED CONTRACTORS ACQUIRES BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

United Contractors, LLC was the successful bidder on a $32.8 Million project which involves replacing three swamp bridges and the old existing bridge over the Congaree River on U.S. Hwy 601 between Calhoun and Richland counties. This project, in recent years, has been highly publicized mainly due to its location adjacent to property owned by

24 082010

MAKING OVER JOHNNIE DODDS

MOUNT PLEASANT - For the next two years, it might seem like the town is trying to corner the market on traffic cones. A contract for the largest road project in Charleston County's half-cent transportation tax program—an $84 million remake of Johnnie Dodds Boulevard and its frontage roads was approved in May. And, that is

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