Construction News and Media

Crisdel Group Expands Operations into Florida

August 2016

South Plainfield, New Jersey: Crisdel has expanded its operations into Florida and set up a regional office in Tampa to service new and existing clients in the Greater Tampa Bay Area. As a certified General Contractor and prequalification from Florida Department of Tran...

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Asphalt Reconstruction & Resurfacing FAQ

February 2017

Before undergoing an asphalt reconstruction or resurfacing project, you might have a lot of questions. We pride ourselves on being knowledgeable about civil construction, asphalt and concrete paving. Here are some frequently asked questions that will help you be prepare...

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Asphalt Resurfacing Techniques

February 2017

Typically, asphalt surfaces have a lifespan of 8-12 years. There are a variety of techniques available to repair and maintain asphalt. Among them, include: Asphalt resurfacing. Resurfacing an asphalt surface will help improve driving conditions and the appearance of roa...

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5 Types of Asphalt Pavement

January 2017

Asphalt is the most recycled, reused and versatile pavement material. It is used on 94% of the 2.6 million paved roads in America. There are five different types of asphalt pavement that you might be driving over. Porous Asphalt. Porous asphalt has been around since the...

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How Does Asphalt Affect Our Environment?

January 2017

There are numerous communities across the country that live next to or near one of the 3,500 asphalt plants. Although the majority of the plants are known as good neighbors, there has been some misconception about asphalt products. We’ve decided to separate fact from ...

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Budgeting Tips for Property Managers

January 2017

Have you been thinking that your building needs a new asphalt parking lot? We’ve rounded up some helpful budgeting tips for property managers. Analyze the state of your current asphalt surface. If you see cracks bigger than ¼ inch you need to repair the surface to li...

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Asphalt Care for Winter

November 2016

    Once you’ve finally updated your asphalt parking lot, it is important to protect it during the winter. The freeze thaw cycle that occurs during the cold-weather months damages the asphalt surface and causes potholes. Learn how to protect your asphalt lot...

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Asphalt Parking Lots

November 2016

    First impressions are incredibly important when building a customer base. Oftentimes, a newly paved or well-maintained parking lot is the first impression customers will receive from your local business. Is the lot clean, free of potholes and cracks and ha...

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Waterline Construction Services

September 2015

    Waterline construction is an important part of the building process for residential, commercial , industrial and infrastructure projects When it comes to constructing new utility infrastructure for development projects, waterline construction is an importa...

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Structural Concrete Services in the Tri-State Area

September 2015

The demand for structural concrete services in the NJ, NY, and eastern PA continues to grow The tri-state area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania continues to see major changes with construction of commercial , industrial and infrastructure projects. Because of th...

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Installation of Storm Water Drainage Systems

September 2015

Storm Water Drainage Systems Installation Tips Storm water drainage systems are important for the environment because it lessens the degree of pollution, erosion, flooding and other environmental and health issues. Storm water drainage systems are required on residentia...

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Construction Industry Myths Debunked

July 2015

For one reason or another, the construction industry has been the target of rumors and myths for decades. Those myths have actually hurt the industry, forcing some very talented people to look for work in other areas because they feel they might not be qualified for the...

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Better Water Quality

October 2013

Porous asphalt… Conserves water Allows for better use of land Reduces runoff Promotes infiltration Cleans stormwater Replenishes aquifers Protects streams Porous asphalt offers a powerful tool in the toolbox for storm-water management In the natural environment, r...

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Going the Extra Mile to Keep I-78 Rolling

November 2012

Interstate 78 near Newark New Jersey’s Liberty International Airport carries roughly 138,000 vehicles every day, rivaling the notorious congestion found in neighboring New York City. Imagine trying to maintain that traffic flow while reconstructing three and a hal...

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Turnpike Widening – Part 4 in the Series

August 2011

The Utility and Transportation Contractor has reviewed projects on the extensive NJ Turnpike widening programin each of the last three issues . In this issue, the projects which will be covered will include two contracts currently underway by the joint venture of  Ferr...

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UTCA Elects Officers and Directors

June 2009

The June Membership meeting attracted a large crowd and included the election of association officers and directors for the 2009-2010 period, presentation of four Annual UTCA Scholarships and Rick Hammer, NJDOT assistant commissioner. Hammer discussed the DepartmentR...

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GCA Newswire – Safety News

May 2009

Staff from the Crisdel Group celebrates the GCA Safety Day on April 23rd at their jobsite at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The workers are installing over 400 security bollards around the station, while relocating a 12” water main. The focus of their toolbox speech...

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Runway Reconstruction Requires Innovation

December 2003

The expression, “Having your ducks in a row,” proved to be an essential approach for the Crisdel Grooup when the New York/New Jersey Port Authority awarded the asphalt contractor the $10-plus million contract to reconstruct Runway 4L-22R at Newark Liberty In...

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Crisdel Group Constructs High Speed E-Z Pass Project

December 2003

On a recently completed project for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the Crisdel Group changed six manual toll lanes into four high speed E-Z Pass lanes at Exit 18W. Due to a tight time frame of only two months, as well as the politics involved with the $3.7 million p...

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Frank Criscola, Jr. Appointed to UTCA NJ Board

August 2003

South Plainfield, NJ, August 19, 2003 – Crisdel Group, Inc., is pleased to announce that its Executive Vice President, Frank Criscola, Jr., has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Utility and Transportation Contractors Association (UTCA) of New Jersey...

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Crisdel Celebrates 35 Years in Business

August 2003

South Plainfield, NJ, August 11, 2002 – Crisdel Group, Inc., marked its 35th year in business recently, with a company-wide picnic held on August 10, 2003, at Springdale House in Warren, NJ. The event drew 250 attendees – owners, employees, and their familie...

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Crisdel Construction Completes Superpave Project

June 1998

Earlier this month, Crisdel Construction completed a $1.4 million Superpave project on Route 202/206 for the NJDOT. This project involved the milling and resurfacing of a two mile stretch of the highway on both the northbound and southbound roadways. Source: Utility and...

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