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« Civil | TRAYLOR BROS. INC. Traylor Bros. has a fleet of 100 barges ranging from 50 feet to 225 feet in length. Barge Right In TRAYLOR BROS. POSITIONS CRANES AND BARGES ON RIVERS AND OCEANS. BY RUSS GAGER W orking on water is a challenge for construction companies, and easing that task is the job of Thad Pirtle, vice president and equipment manager for Traylor Bros. Inc. Huge barges with various types of cranes are required for different projects, and it is Pirtle’s job to ensure the right equipment is at the right location at the right time. With a fleet of 100 barges ranging from 50 feet to 225 feet in length, 12 tugboats 600 horsepower (hp) to 1,200 hp and 300 pontoons approx- 168 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 imately 40 feet long and 5 to 7 feet deep, Pirtle practically could command a civil engineering navy if his fleet were all in one place. But the fleet is spread out throughout North America on rivers, the Great Lakes, oceans on both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico, depending on where projects are located. Family owned and managed, Traylor Bros. Inc. builds bridges, tunnels and marine structures such as sewage outfalls, along with deep water container piers, wharf facilities, transit terminals, locks and dams. The http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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