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US Bank Stadium Skybridges Coming Along

Shaw Lundquist is proud to showcase the bridge that we're building at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. This 460-foot span will lead pedestrians and VIPs access to the new stadium from the block 70 ramp.

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Construction Safety During the Winter

According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), construction work is the most dangerous job, and on any given day in the United States there are over 250,000 construction worksites.

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Restoration vs New Construction: Advantages and Disadvantages

There are advantages and disadvantages for every piece of commercial property from hospitals to hotels when it comes to deciding whether restoration or new construction is the best choice.  All of the pros and cons need to be thoroughly evaluated before you can make the right decision.

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How to Choose a Builder for Your Commercial Project

There are specific things you need to look for when choosing a builder for your commercial project, and the lowest bid is not one of them. In fact, if you receive an unreasonably low bid you may think twice about hiring that builder.

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The Challenges of Construction Projects in Minnesota's Winter

Construction companies don’t flip over the “closed” sign when winter hits, they keep going. Yes, they are still open for business and completing projects throughout the winter. Of course, deadlines are usually extended, things move slower and construction workers fight to keep warm, but all of their projects eventually get finished. People planning to have work done to their homes or businesses during the brutal Minnesota winters should be prepared to deal with the challenges cold-weather construction can bring.

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We're Not Hardheaded About Hard Hats

 

Let’s talk about hard hats. These construction-site staples have been around for over 100 years, and are perhaps the most recognizable piece of construction safety gear. Over that time they have evolved from leather to steel and finally to high-density polyethylene. Today the hard hat weighs around 14 ounces. To put that in perspective, the average man’s head weighs 14 pounds - that’s one ounce of protection for every pound!

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Fred Shaw Employee of the Year Winner

A heartfelt congratulations to Ted Ung, this years recipient of the Fred Shaw Employee of the Year Winner! As an immigrant himself, his story shares similarities to that of Fred Shaw. 

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New Mississippi Market Opens In St Paul

Shaw-Lundquist is excited to announce the opening of the new Mississippi Market at 740 East 7th Street.

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Shaw-Lundquist Wins 2015 Supplier of the Year Award

The North Central Minority Development Supplier Council (NCMDSC) presented Shaw-Lundquist Associates, Inc. with the 2015 Supplier of the Year Award, Class 4.

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Staying Safe in the Heat

The dog days of summer are upon us, and that means that we have to take extra care at our job sites in order to make sure we keep heat-related illnesses at bay. Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are all things we take very seriously.

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