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2014-09-04 08:32:48

After eight years with General Pavement Management, Fender joins Texas-based Pavecon to expand their brand as HOA and Apartment Specialists in this fast growing region AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pop singer Adele launched her extraordinary career with a catchy tune called "Chasing Pavements" in 2007 - bringing the term to the pop culture forefront not long after Mario Fender started his own successful journey in the asphalt and concrete paving business with the...

2014-05-13 16:21:07

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sal Ceneri announced today that the locally owned Precision Concrete Cutting, Inc., "Safesidewalks.com", has become a state approved vendor within the DAS procurement services, supplier diversity program. "This new status is expected to streamline the company's relationships with all public entities in the state. Particularly, because we can now share our patented trip hazard removal technology with public entities, which will reduce...

2014-03-11 23:03:09

The car has long been a cornerstone of California culture, but in recent years, it has been supplanted by bicycles and walking among many citizens of Los Angeles. With a dispute brewing, the LA pedestrian accident lawyers of the Nagelberg Bernard Law Group are offering tips to prevent tragedy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Those who have seen an increase in foot traffic in and around Los Angeles are not imagining things. While such a means of getting around was...

2014-02-28 23:03:35

This winter has posed many challenges for home and business owners as well as drivers and pedestrians. With more wintry weather in the forecast, Attorney Jason Waechter reminds home and business owners to clear their sidewalks so pedestrians aren't forced to walk in the road, and asks drivers to watch carefully for people forced to walk in the street by poorly maintained sidewalks. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 By now, it’s safe to assume that most Michiganders are sick of...

2013-06-11 23:04:32

New York personal injury law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP discusses the tragic Upper West Side Manhattan accident that claimed the life of an innocent 4 year old girl, and offers guidance to pedestrian accident victims based on the firm's years of experience. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 A horrible tragedy occurred last Tuesday, June 4, 2013 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, when a four year old girl who was walking on the sidewalk with her grandmother near her school was...

2012-04-10 23:03:00

Spring is a time of year when many customers take to walking throughout business locations, shops and strip malls. Due to this increased foot traffic, many companies can benefit from sidewalk signs. In response to this, Digital Pre-Press Services, Inc. (DPS) is now offering free shipping on sidewalk sign orders over $150.00. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Digital Pre-Press Services, Inc. announces today one of its Spring savings promotions. The company is offering free shipping on all...

2011-06-22 11:45:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The condition of pavement on the Bay Area's 42,500 lane-miles of local streets and roads is only fair at best, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon. Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) puts the region's 2010 pavement condition index (PCI) score at 66 out of a maximum possible 100 points, as computed on a three-year moving average basis. This is...

2009-03-30 19:55:00

One of the world's biggest cities is trying out a wooden sidewalk to see if it helps keep pedestrians' feet cooler in hot weather, Tokyo officials say. The 80-foot-long test sidewalk in Tokyo's Nihombashi district is made of chipped thinned cedar, a mixture of woodchips and cement, and blocks made from thinned wood, Kyodo news agency reported. Members of the Nihombashi Miyuki Street road experiment association say they hope the wooden sidewalk will ease the so-called heat island effect in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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