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Sudden rain events plagued crews during the Vine & Washington intersection rehabilitation project, leaving workers scrambling to tarp freshly laid concrete against dense and driving rain.
Sudden rain events plagued crews during the Vine & Washington intersection rehabilitation project, leaving workers scrambling to tarp freshly laid concrete against dense and driving rain.
Alkali-silica reaction, commonly referred to simply as ASR, is considered to be, by those in the know, concrete cancer. According to the Portland…
February 03, 2021
The Rockingham I-91 Bridges in Vermont was the winner of the 2021 PCI Design Awards in the "Main Span more than 150 ft" category.
The Rockingham I-91 Bridges in Vermont was the winner of the 2021 PCI Design Awards in the "Main Span more than 150 ft" category. Photo Credit: J. P. Carrara & Sons, Inc.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) this week announced the winners of its 2021 PCI Design Awards, which recognize design excellence in…
January 27, 2021
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AP/M’s CentriPipe centrifugally cast concrete pipe system provides corrosion protection and complete structural renewal of storm and sanitary sewer…
January 27, 2021
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PDI’s Shaft Area Profile Evaluator (SHAPE) provides a fast, economical visual representation of a foundation excavation and verticality prior to…
January 27, 2021
Manhole spincasting with Permacast system.
Manhole spincasting with Permacast system.
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LAREDO, TEXAS, founded in 1755, is a particularly old city. With a population of 250,000 it’s also one of Texas’ biggest cities, and is currently the…
January 20, 2021
Nine-year test for corrosion protection proves benefit of ConmicShield® additive in concrete.
Nine-year test for corrosion protection proves benefit of ConmicShield® additive in concrete.
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For precast manhole producers in Louisiana, corrosion prevention is a major consideration. In today’s depressed economy, cities are forced to stretch…
January 20, 2021
Crews undertake multilane concrete paving on Verona Road.
Crews undertake multilane concrete paving on Verona Road.
The U.S. 18/151 Verona Road project reconstructs one of the busiest corridors in Dane County and the Madison, Wisconsin metropolitan area. Verona…
January 06, 2021
E&B Paving crew places a concrete overlay on S.R. 3 in Henry and Delaware Counties, Indiana. The pavement was 9 in. thick with variable thicknesses at bridge transition areas.
E&B Paving crew places a concrete overlay on S.R. 3 in Henry and Delaware Counties, Indiana. The pavement was 9 in. thick with variable thicknesses at bridge transition areas.
The first documented use of concrete to resurface pavements dates back to 1901. That first concrete overlay was one of 15 placed between 1900 and…
January 06, 2021
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