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4 Factors That Determine Utilities Design for a New Bridge Build

Posted by Edward Dill on May 14, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

New bridge builds are always complex. Between materials procurement, resource management, and the inevitable public inconvenience, there are a lot of components involved in building a new bridge whether it’s a 20-foot pedestrian span or a half-mile-long vehicular overpass.

How does utilities design factor into the process? At Aptus, we have years of experience designing bridge piping for utilities like water, sewer, and telecommunications cabling. Here are what we’ve learned are the four factors that ultimately steer the direction of design.

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Topics: Utilities, Bridges, Bridge Build

How is Winter Weather So Hard on Bridge Utilities?

Posted by Edward Dill on Jan 17, 2018 9:48:00 AM

 

Winter weather does a number on bridge-attached utilities. Bridges themselves are susceptible to tremendous damage during the winter months; preparation is key to ensuring their utility attachments can weather winter without issue.

What in particular makes winter so hard on bridge-attached utilities? Here are five wintertime factors that really take a toll on bridges.

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Topics: Bridge Utilities, Utilities, Bridges

The Many Components of Modern Telecommunication Utilities

Posted by Edward Dill on Nov 2, 2017 12:22:28 PM

 

Modern telecom utilities are complicated. As the needs of businesses and individuals change, the physical infrastructure that keeps us connected struggles to keep up. Aptus is grateful for the collaborative opportunities the telecommunications industry provides…advancements in telecom are happening every single day.

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Topics: Utilities, telecommunication

Why are Telecom Utilities So Important?

Posted by Edward Dill on Oct 10, 2017 9:23:07 AM

 

Telecommunications utilities are becoming increasingly more important to the way society operates. The physical utilities that support America’s telecom infrastructure – telephony, internet access, VoIP, data – are integral to the functional and reliable operation of some of the services we’ve all come to take for granted.

Why are telecommunications utilities so important? Aptus understands.

 

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Topics: Telecom, Utilities