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August 6, 2020

Ludlow Alley Pedestrian Bridge

Dwayne McVey and crew have completed the rehabilitation work at the Ludlow Alley Pedestrian Bridge in the Arena District.  The work included replacement of the existing bridge bearings, concrete sealing, and painting the bridge trusses & railing.  Righter’s field crew was Clay Slevin, Jim Richmond and Rob Richmond.  Key subcontractors were 360 Construction Company and […]

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July 24, 2020

2020 Recipient of The Donald W. and David M. Righter Scholarship for Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Congratulations to Logan Eberhardt, the 2020 recipient of The Donald W. and David M. Righter Scholarship for Civil Engineering and Construction Management.  The scholarship honors the late founders of The Righter Company, Donald W. Righter, and his son, David M. Righter. A record $111,000 in scholarships were awarded to 42 students who are pursuing a two […]

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July 1, 2020

The Fourth of July

Did you know that eating salmon on the Fourth of July is a tradition in New England? It began as kind of a coincidence. It just so happened that during the middle of the summer, salmon was in abundance in rivers throughout the region, so it was a common sight on tables at the time. […]

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June 24, 2020

Out With The Old In Fayette County

On June 23, the Righter crew working on ODOT 194026 were removing parts of the old bridge.  The project consists of the removal and replacement of the existing superstructure, the modification of the existing bridge abutments and piers and roadway approach work.  ODOT awarded Righter a $1,615,127 contract last October for this work, which began […]

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June 19, 2020

All Hands On Deck

All hands are on deck when there is a bridge deck pour and the one on June 1st was no exception.  Pictured, along with other Righter personnel, is Master Mechanic, Truck Driver and jack-of-all-trades, Trevor Welch, with 23 years of service to the company.  The new overlay is located on Joyce Avenue over the Norfolk […]

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June 16, 2020

June is Trench Safety Month

Working in a trench is one of the most hazardous jobs in construction. Hundreds of people die and thousands are seriously injured each year due to cave-ins. Soil weighs between 90 and 140 pounds per cubic foot. Therefore, one cubic yard (3 ft. by 3 ft. by 3 ft.) can weigh as much as a […]

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June 9, 2020

June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness month. Unfortunately, many of us will experience trauma in our lifetime. A traumatic event can be anything from assault, abuse, loss, illness or childhood neglect. Depending on the experience and the person, some may manage their symptoms or recover more easily. Long-lasting symptoms such as nightmares, trouble sleeping, anxiety, […]

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