This is a case study by ASQ and its a great example of how quality tools can be applied to the construction industry.
'When flood waters ravaged portions of Colorado in September 2013 – killing crops, inundating homes, and buckling many miles of roadways – countless federal, state, and municipal government workers sprang into action helping citizens. The disaster damaged 200 lane miles of the state’s highway system and damaged 120 bridges. While the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) expected to have its highway system repaired and recovered by winter, the recovery could have taken much longer had it not been for the performance of one Lean improvement project team.’
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