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Building Foundations for Post-Ida Electrical Towers

Building Foundations for Post-Ida Electrical Towers

The lights went out nearly everywhere in New Orleans when Hurricane Ida tore through southeast Louisiana last August. The winds were blowing more than 150 mph as the storm brushed the city, damaging an Entergy tower along the Mississippi River at Avondale. In a matter...

Metairie Causeway Overpass Repair

Metairie Causeway Overpass Repair

Moving Target: Unreliable ‘as-builts’ require a malleable approach to Metairie Causeway overpass repair There were no easy answers during the recent refurbishment of an aging Causeway Boulevard overpass in Metairie. The elevated structure and associated ramps spanning...

Our Safety Initiatives

Our Safety Initiatives

For more than ten years, Boh Bros. has been a participant in two initiatives that seek to improve safety and ethical behavior in the construction industry. Through active participation in both, our company has contributed to making our industry better while using what...

Remembering Dale Biggers

Remembering Dale Biggers

All of us at Boh Bros. were saddened by the passing of Dale Biggers, P.E., a prominent figure at Boh Bros. for more than 50 years. Dale spent 33 years as a project manager completing hundreds of projects, including piles for the Superdome and the Aquarium. In 2001, he...

Boh Reinforces Fire-Damaged I-10

Boh Reinforces Fire-Damaged I-10

The intense heat generated by a September tractor-trailer rig accident and fire on I-10 eastbound into New Orleans had spalled and cracked the elevated span’s concrete superstructure, and LADOTD needed a quick fix. While the span’s girders still provided sufficient...

Surge Debris Removal After Hurricane Ida

Surge Debris Removal After Hurricane Ida

It was nothing but a colossal debris field when the Boh Bros. team first arrived on site to start Surge Debris Removal. Hurricane Ida’s 15-foot storm surge had piled up 4-6' of odorous marsh mud and grass around the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) facility near...

Boh Finds solutions for entergy marine repairs

Boh Finds solutions for entergy marine repairs

POWER MOVE Creative thinking gets Boh out of logistical tight spots during Entergy marine repairs When R.R. Cassidy Inc. asked Boh Bros. to assist with the emergency marine repairs of six water-based transmission poles after Hurricane Ida, it became obvious that the...

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