Category Archives: Team

There’s more to learn about Winter Haven Regional Airport

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

We’re looking forward to a meet-up with other transportation builders

THE 2018 Florida Transportation Builders Association (FBTA) Convention is coming up quickly, and it won’t happen without representation from Tucker Paving, Inc., and our new sister company, Jet Materials, LLC. (You can learn about Jet at http://jetmaterialsllc.com/.) About five team members from each of the two companies are registered to attend the convention, and word has it that our group from Tucker Paving will be coming back with a couple of nice awards. (We won’t spill the beans about the awards in this blog; we’ll save that news for a future article.) Continue reading We’re looking forward to a meet-up with other transportation builders

Tucker Paving’s model safety record gets new attention with magazine article

TUCKER PAVING’S consistently excellent work safety record continues to get widespread notice and billing as a top model for all construction-related enterprises to emulate. Continue reading Tucker Paving’s model safety record gets new attention with magazine article

Tucker Paving’s experienced project team makes the most of the IPD approach

WITH DECADES of combined training and experience, our project team here at Tucker Paving, Inc., is a very talented, creative, and resourceful one. The members have just about seen it all in the world of local construction; they know what works in project planning, design, and delivery, and they know what doesn’t work. Continue reading Tucker Paving’s experienced project team makes the most of the IPD approach

High school grads: Get construction training and you’ll be in high demand

IT’S GRADUATION TIME for college and university students, and soon the area’s high school seniors will follow with their own march to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Many of these teenage candidates for graduation already have a good idea about what they want to do in life — what they want to have as a career. It might be safe to say, though, that as many or more seniors have absolutely no clue what they want to do as a grown-up. For this latter group, we have a suggestion: Construction. Consider a career in the challenging but well-paying, wide-ranging, and rewarding field of construction. Continue reading High school grads: Get construction training and you’ll be in high demand

A source of optimism: Activities are ramping up at the theme parks we’ve helped

MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES of Tucker Paving often can be found at one or more of Central Florida’s top-draw theme parks — on company time no less. It’s OK, though. That’s the way we want it to be when we’re doing work at the attractions, many of which have become regular clients of our company (a circumstance for which we’re very grateful). Continue reading A source of optimism: Activities are ramping up at the theme parks we’ve helped

WH Hospital Foundation and Florida Special Olympics: Causes worth supporting

THE PEOPLE, the businesses and the government bodies of Winter Haven, Polk County and Central Florida have been very good to Tucker Paving, Inc., since our company’s founding in November 1994. So, with a sense of gratitude, we count it an honor and a privilege when we’re able, in kind, to help out local organizations and causes when the opportunities present themselves and the causes are good and just and mesh well with our company values. Continue reading WH Hospital Foundation and Florida Special Olympics: Causes worth supporting

Mobile devices increasingly used in construction site work

BACK IN EARLY FEBRUARY, five Tucker Paving team members set off to Orlando to attend the Florida Transportation Builders Association’s 2018 Construction Conference at the Hyatt Regency on International Drive.

Tucker Paving is an active member of the Tallahassee-based FTBA, which has a mission to connect, promote, explore, and promote the Florida transportation industry. Continue reading Mobile devices increasingly used in construction site work

2005 industry honor for Tucker Paving was special indeed

IT’S ALWAYS NICE when a company is recognized for its growth, it’s business achievements, and its contributions to the local economy, business sector, and community as a whole. It’s nice when our company, Tucker Paving, Inc., is recognized. Continue reading 2005 industry honor for Tucker Paving was special indeed