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The Starting Gate is a blog page for Thoroughbred team members post information about engineering related topics.  Take a look at some of our information and let us know your thoughts. Building Codes... Where did they come from? 11.18.2014 In 2002, Kentucky adopted the 2000 International Building Code (IBC) with some modifications and currently is working under the 2012 IBC.  Over the years, people have asked me to explain the purpose of the Building Code and where did they come from.   Several people have suggested to me that Building Codes are a result of our government's need for making new laws.  Others have stated [...] Read more »


Thoroughbred strives to provide quality services.  We are humbled when the work of our people move our clients to take a moment out of their time and let us know.  Take a look at what people are saying… Nov. 10, 2014 To Whom It May Concern:  Subject: Work Experience of Mr. Darrin E. Croucher, P.E., S.I.: I was fortunate to work with Mr. Darrin E. Croucher, P.E., S.I. on the construction of  a major roadway project in Lexington, Kentucky several years ago. In my 40 years of construction engineering experience working on water and wastewater treatment plants, buildings, roadways and park areas, [...] Read more »
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