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September 22, 2020

Righter Pleased to Sponsor a Hole at the 2020 Full Throttle Open Golf Outing

For many years, The Righter Company has joined the Central Ohio Construction Community to support A Kid Again families raising children with life-threatening illnesses.  A Kid Again provides adventures that enable kids to get out of the hospital, forget about being sick and just be A Kid Again.

Righter employees who enjoyed a day on the green:  Nick Miller, Project Manager; Bill Wyner, Estimator; Chris Thompson, Project Manager; and Mike Killilea, President.

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September 17, 2020

Project Spotlight: ODOT 190624 – Pump Station

Featured is our ODOT District 6 project in Columbus, Ohio, located off I-70 at Broad in Franklinton.  The work consists of the removal and rebuild of 5 existing stormwater pumps and motors at Pump Station ST8.  Nick Miller is the Project Manager and Tom Ison is the Field Supervisor.  Field Crew is Shawn Ison, Josh Preist and Robert Ward.  The project has a current completion date of January 2022.

Work pictured is pouring pipe supports for the by-pass pumping.

 

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September 10, 2020

Preventing Suicide, Together

The prevalence of suicide deaths in the U.S. is astonishing, but together we can create positive change. During National Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month in September, join us in spreading the facts about suicide and educate others on how we can help those who may be struggling. You just might save a life.

Courtesy of: New Directions Behavioral Heath, the Employee Assistance Program for employees of The Righter Company and their family.

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September 2, 2020

Project Spotlight: ODOT 194026 – Fayette County

On Monday, August 31, 2020, rain showers made an appearance at the beginning of the bridge deck pour, but then stayed to the south of the project site.  The following Righter personnel were on deck for the pour: Trevor Welch, Josh Priest, Jim Richmond, Rob Richmond, Butch Sullivan, Ben Sullivan, Jimmy Talbert, Dannie Wilson, Kasey McCloskey, Brandon Lowery, Shawn Ison, Vince Gaus, John Fuller, Pete Fink, Derrick Bendickson, Jacobi Schmalenberger, and Supervisor, Jerry McVey.

The deck looks great!  Keep up the good work!

 

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August 28, 2020

Project Spotlight: 90 West Broad Street Elevator Improvements

This project consists of updating three existing elevators at City Hall — North, South and Mayor’s.  The work is being sequenced to allow one elevator update at a time so that City of Columbus employees still have access.  Righter’s crew is Brad Guiniling (Foreman), and Bobby Sharp.  Nick Miller, pictured with Brad Guiniling, is the Project Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August 19, 2020

Righter Celebrates 44 Years of Doing It “Right”

On 8/19/76, The Righter Company officially opened for business with a contract for wall partitions in the amount of $530.00.  As we celebrate our 44th Anniversary, we remember the founders, Don and Dave Righter, for their vision and perseverance.  Through them, many men and women have been able to find work they are proud of and a steady income to provide for their family.

THEN:

NOW:

 

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August 13, 2020

ODOT 194026 – Fayette County Update

The Fayette County ODOT project is coming along nicely.  The structural steel has been erected for all 3 spans.  Earthwork & storm drainage work items are progressing.  The bridge deck forming is ongoing with an anticipated bridge deck pour within the next 2 weeks.  The crew consists of:  Jerry McVey, Butch Sullivan, Dannie Wilson, Ben Sullivan, John Fuller, Dusty Fuller, James Talbert, James Talbert Jr., Vince Gaus, Pete Fink, Kasey McCloskey, and Derick Bendickson.  Keep up the good work!

 

 

 

 

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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 Twin Rivers Construction.  This is another one of the 20 bridges that is part of Righter’s contract with the City of Columbus on the Bridge Rehabilitation – Annual Citywide Bridge Contract (2019) project.

 

 

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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 or four-year construction-related degree! Since 1959, the BX Scholarship Program has awarded more than $1.5 million in awards to students seeking careers in construction-related fields.

https://www.bx.org/scholarships.php

Logan is a fourth year student at The Ohio State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Structural Engineering.  The Righter Company wishes Logan much success in his future endeavors!

 

 

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