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16 Mar


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UOP student Fernandez moves up!

March 16, 2015 | By | No Comments

George Reed would like to Congratulate Jose Fernandez. Jose has been working as a Quality Control technician since June of 2013. Jose will be transferring to our Construction Division as a Project Engineer Intern working under the direction of Ron Smith. Jose is currently an Engineering Student at UOP in Stockton on track to graduate in a year and a half. Congratulations to you Jose on the job change and we applaud you on the advancement on your career path.

13 Mar


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Turlock intersection upgrade in progress

March 13, 2015 | By | No Comments

The project is an intersection signalization.  GRI is a sub-contractor to St Francis Electric.  GRI is performing ADA upgrades and reconfiguration of Pedestrian Ramps, Reconfiguration of a median island to Turn E Zeering Rd into a one way street.  Additionally the relocation of a fire Hydrant and repair of ponding areas in the left turn pocket on west bound Christoffersen Pkwy.  GRI portion of work will be complete this week with total project completion in about 2 weeks.

07 Mar


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George Reed is gearing up for another Season!

March 7, 2015 | By | No Comments

This week the foreman and project managers at George Reed were involved in various training meetings in preparation for the upcoming construction season. CPR Training as well as USA and confined space training were on the agenda. As always, safety is at the forefront of all training and George Reed is looking forward to another great season.

21 Jan


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Reed takes flight in Galt

January 21, 2015 | By | No Comments

We decided to get some aerial footage via a drone on our rehab of Spring Street in Galt, CA. This was quite a unique perspective. The footage provided (ShadowQuad) provides our clients with a look into how we work in scope and scale. Although foggy conditions prevailed, we think this is a preview of good things to come.

17 Oct


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River Oaks moving right along

October 17, 2014 | By | No Comments

River Oaks: This project is a subdivision by Elliott Homes at the intersection of Marichal Way at Kilebrew in Galt CA. George Reed crews work late into the day to lay the curb and gutter. The project is slated to finish in December of 2015.

13 Oct


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GRI Patch Demo

October 13, 2014 | By | One Comment

Recently the Production, Quality Control and Sales Staffs or George Reed Inc joined forces for a new product presentation. They introduced the new GRI Patch material in a demonstration that was attended by several local Agencies. The new material is a high performance cold mix material. It is made with a special oil binder that allows the material to be used in inclement weather. It performs at a higher standard than a conventional cold mix (cutback) and lasts much longer. For additional information regarding the GRI Patch, please contact Delwyn Falk at 209-747-0690.

12 Sep


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New Specialty Product Available!

September 12, 2014 | By | No Comments

George Reed Inc is happy to announce that they have the ability to produce colored asphalt. The Arnold Rim Trail Cedar Center Bikeway, located in Calaveras County was paved yesterday by Peterson Excavation of Tuolumne. The project was the product of a Federal Grant. The coloring process is a coloring product that is added to the asphalt. ColorChem Systems was the supplier of the coloring. The color that was used yesterday was a Sienna Coloring. This new product is available at all George Reed hot plant locations. If you are interested in the product, please contact your sales representative for pricing and availability.

02 Sep


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George Reed partners with FHWA to demonstrate ‘safety edge’ on pavements

September 2, 2014 | By | No Comments

CalAPA member George Reed Inc. partnered with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and local agencies to conduct a demonstration last week of a “safety edge” pavement treatment.

The Aug. 28 paving demonstration near Sonora in Tuolumne County was attended by more than 30 industry and agency personnel who wanted to get an up-close look at the paving equipment and technique that creates a 30-degree angled edge to pavement shoulders.

The FHWA, as part of its “Every Day Counts” safety and efficiency

Observers watch a ‘safety edge’ demonstration last week in Tuolumne County.
efforts, are promoting the implementation of the sloped pavement edge at shoulders of rural roads as a safety measure. The agency says the edge can be less jarring for motorists who drift off the road and over-correct, veering into oncoming traffic or off the road.

While no exact figures exist, Ken Kochevar of the FHWA said that perhaps 300 such fatal accidents per year in California are as a result of vehicles leaving the roadway due to abrupt pavement shoulder changes, which are sometimes caused when shoulder backing is eroded.

Last week’s paving demonstration took place on a local road in Tuolume County, and local, state and federal agency personnel participated. For the paving demonstration, the George Reed paving crew had two different attachments bolted on to the paving machine.

For more information on safety edge, click HERE.

25 Aug


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Reed to supply San Joaquin and Contra Costa Counties

August 25, 2014 | By | No Comments

George Reed’s Table Mountain Plant is proud to once again be the aggregate chip supplier for both San Joaquin County and Contra Costa County for their annual chip seal programs. The chips are used to repair various roads throughout both counties. The chips are unique with their black coloring and cleanliness. Once the oil oxidizes, the road continues to keep its’ dark coloring due to the aggregate underneath. Both agencies are very happy with the performance of the chips and have been taking them for several years. George Reed would like to thank both San Joaquin County and Contra Costa County for another opportunity to work together during this, another successful chip seal season.

20 Aug


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George Reed’s Paving Fleet Goes ‘High Tech’

August 20, 2014 | By | No Comments

George Reed Construction has a new addition to its’ paving fleet. It is a CAT AP1055E paver. This paver is equipped with leading-edge technology that reduces emissions, conserves fuel, automates mix delivery, minimizes tow point movement, and ultimately produces high quality mats. It also has exceptional visibility and comfort offered through duel swingout operating stations, fumes management and quiet operation to ensure the crew continues its productivity throughout the day. This high power machine will continue to provide superior quality workmanship and excellent customer service as is our constant goal here at George Reed Inc.