Temporary Road in St. James, Louisiana

For this Mammoet rollout, Ritter Forest Products was able to supply our top-quality hardwood mats to make the project team’s job safer and more efficient. Using our 3-ply laminated mats, they created a temporary road over wet, muddy ground located next to a river on the worksite. This prevented the heavy construction equipment from slipping […]

Ground Protection for LSU Football Field in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The weight and movement of heavy machinery can take a toll on the grounds of a construction site. When work needed to be done on the Louisiana State University practice football field, Ritter Forest Products’ 3-ply laminated mats were able to protect the worksite and keep the field in good shape for the team to […]

Ground Support for lift of NASA’s Shuttle Replica Independence

JOB: Ground support for the lift of NASA’s “Independence” LOCATION: Houston, Texas PRODUCTS USED: (64) 4’x20’x12” Crane Mats DESCRIPTION: On Thursday, August 14, Space Center Houston’s full-size space shuttle replica, named the “Independence,” was hoisted by crane on top of NASA’s historic Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The flight of the 160,000-pound (72,575-kilogram) mockup […]