Parking lots take a lot of abuse; vehicles weighing a ton or more drive all over them every day, the sun beats down on them, and roots and other forces of nature exert pressure on them from below. Continue reading The Advantage of Parking Lot Sealcoating
When laying down new roads, driveways, parking lots, or other impervious surfaces, it’s important to have the proper drainage. Weather happens, there’s nothing we can do about that, but flooding doesn’t need to be a major issue – with the right drainage. Once you’ve got your drainage points picked out it’s time to start working on the stormwater piping. Continue reading What You Should Know About Stormwater Piping
In our technology-driven world, everyone is looking to build a better mousetrap. With Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), it’s possible. This way of working involves collaboration between designers, architects, contractors, and end users from beginning to end. The key to this kind of team effort is clear, honest communication. That responsibility lies with every member of the team. Continue reading What Is Integrated Project Delivery?
When Tucker Paving, Inc., was launched right around Thanksgiving in 1994, our bread-and-butter service was paving — road and street paving, parking lot paving, and related jobs — and our focus was on being the very best locally in that line of construction. Continue reading Differences Between Sanitary & Storm Sewers
In our highly popular Facebook post that can be found by clicking here, we referred to the new Winter Haven Fieldhouse and Conference Center as a “really great project for the community.” Looking back, we might have understated the project just a bit. Instead, we should’ve referred to it as an “absolutely fantastic project for the community.” Continue reading Winter Haven Fieldhouse A Great Addition to the Community
There are many steps in the process of constructing a new building, roadway, or other encompassing space where everything from the ground up needs to be planned. Continue reading Importance of Preconstruction Assistance
IN ITS RAW APPLICATION FORM, asphalt is thick, black, gooey, sticky, and really smelly. In its useable form, though, compacted and cooled for the motoring public, asphalt actually is a 24/7 pollution fighter. Continue reading Asphalt roads are pollution fighters on two fronts
A dump truck is a big tool for a big job. Since Tucker Paving Inc. sometimes has a mighty big job to do or several comparatively smaller-size jobs to do at the same time, several dump trucks are in the TPI vehicle fleet. Continue reading Facts About the Dump Truck
WHAT DOES does a candidate for Florida governor have in common with an advocate for builders and contractors?
Each wants education officials in Florida and across the nation — and Americans as a whole — to think again about the traditional high school-to-college pathway to higher education and, eventually, to gainful employment. Continue reading The push is on to give more attention, resources to vocational education
LAST TIME ON THE BLOG, we introduced some interesting facts about Winter Haven Regional Airport, where Team Tucker Paving had the grand opportunity earlier this year to improve the runway taxiways. We got through 10 of the facts last time and, with so many to share, decided to carry over the balance to a second article. So, with that as an introduction, here’s more about our ever-expanding and improving local airport. Continue reading There’s more to learn about Winter Haven Regional Airport