Cycle Construction Blog


CityBusiness Features Cycle's Work on Brechtel Park Lagoon

Cycle Construction crews are in the process of rehabilitating the lagoon at Brechtel Park, a 110-acre recreational park located at 4401 Lennox Blvd. It served as the West Bank’s only regional park before Hurricanes Katrina and Rita wrecked the area. Read CityBusiness article.

Seven employees earn their Cycle Red Hardhat

After completing a 90-day onsite training period, seven Cycle team members were given their coveted Cycle Red Hardhat, a symbol of understanding and dedication to Cycle’s safety guidelines and operating policies.

Raising the Bar on Safety

Cycle Construction is preparing to roll out a new safety management software that should save time and money – while saving lives. Created specifically for the construction industry, HCSS Safety is a complete system that centralizes and streamlines all of Cycle’s safety operations. The result: Less paperwork and administrative time; and more opportunities for project teams to improve efficiency and take a more proactive approach to the safety protocol.

Boys Town Louisiana Honors Cycle President Jonathan Kernion and wife Lynn

Cycle Construction President Jonathan Kernion, along with his wife Lynn, were recently honored at Boys Town Louisiana's Annual Retro ReProm Fundraising Gala. For many years, the Kernions have dedicated themselves to Saving Children and Healing Families through Boys Town.

Cycle Construction Goes to PreK

Cycle Construction team member Troy David visited the PreK 3 class at St. Dominic School today with a Peterbilt 600 horse power tractor truck from our heavy haul fleet. These future construction professionals got an up-close look at a "big truck" and they are ready to work! 

The Dos and Don’ts of Driving Near Heavy Haul Trucks: Trucking Safety Tips for Car Drivers

With over 3.2 million truck drivers registered in the United States - together, logging in more than 140 billion travel miles each year, it's no wonder that heavy haul trucks take up a large part of our highways and byways. An integral part of the U.S. economy, these large vehicles are responsible for the delivery of 68% of all goods moving across the country annually.

Why wetland restoration is important for Louisiana and how the construction industry can help

Louisiana is home to approximately 40% of all coastal wetlands in the United States. Sadly, the Bayou State is also where 90% of the nation's coastal wetlands disappear each year. In fact, every thirty minutes, Louisiana loses one acre of wetlands!  

Top 3 things to look for when hiring a heavy haul trucking expert

When searching for a company to haul your heavy load, you’ll want to ensure that you’re hiring a reputable contractor. But that's just the beginning. There are 3 important criteria to keep in mind.

Cycle Marine awarded $20M job to repair deck at the Port of New Orleans wharf

Cycle Marine has been awarded a $20M contract to rebuild a failing deck at the Nashville Avenue wharf in the Port of New Orleans, which was the result of deferred maintence over years. Cycle Marine will begin restoring the wharf to optimal load capacity late summer during low-water season.

Cycle Construction Completes "Living Shoreline" in St. Bernard

Cycle Construction recently completed a pilot project for the State of Louisiana to preserve our coastlines by building a "living shoreline" using concrete barriers and oysters. The combination of cement breakwaters and oyster reefs have helped combat wave erosion. Fox8 News recently highlighted the project.

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