Case Studies
Boston University
The new Boston University Data Sciences building utilizes center core construction, which is a load-bearing support technique that places all of the building’s critical elements inside the perimeter of the building. Thanks to the use of the High Strength Low Shrinkage Agilia mix, the team achieved the stringent requirements and allowed for better ease of placement.
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ALP Supply
When ALP Supply took over an existing facility, they decided to maximize the space by building a mezzanine over the office area. Low shrinkage concrete was specified, including PREVent-C technology to control shrinkage and tensile stresses.
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Acuity Insurance
C.D. Smith Construction had a challenging schedule for the Acuity Insurance 125,000 square foot Northeast Parking Structure and Recreation Center they were awarded. The design was based on post tension construction which requires considerable time before closure pours can be completed after the cables are tensioned.
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Conewago Manufacturing LLC
Conewago Enterprises, a leading design-build general contractor serving the mid-Atlantic region, recently constructed a 125’ x 100’ addition to their steel fabrication building. The expansion project required a low shrinkage value and a minimum amount of joints.
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Intertape Distribution Expansion
PREVent-C helps create a larger distribution center for one of the largest packaging companies in the world, Polymer Interape Group.
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Spivey Disposal Tipping Floor
Leading demolition recycler in southeastern Virginia, Spivey Disposal, was in need of a new floor slab to continue their mission of minimizing waste. A new and improved floor slab was created which lengthened its lifecycle.
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Blue Ridge Beverage Company
When Blue Ridge Beverage Company built a 40,000 square-foot warehouse expansion at its Salem headquarters, the goal was to extend the joint spacing beyond the traditional 15’ to match the column lines.
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Carter Machinery
Carter Machinery is a leading Caterpillar equipment dealer in the U.S. With some vehicles weighing 8 tons, the loading area outside of the facility needs to withstand extreme conditions over long periods of time.
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I-85 Bridge Atlanta Case Study
The Georgia Department of Transportation chooses PREVent-C to assist in an accelerated construction timeline after fire.
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Olympic-Size Pool and Dive Tower Case Study
PREVEent-C aids Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia build a new natatorium to welcome collegiate athletes and USA swim competitors.
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East Columbia Basin Irrigation District Case Study
PREVent-C® technology was used in building two siphons in the Lind Coulee of the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District to reduce concrete shrinkage cracking by up to 90 percent.
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University of Utah Basketball Practice Facility Case Study
University of Utah’s basketball teams were in need of a new practice facility in order to avoid scheduling conflicts with the school’s other teams. A new facility was built that was able to house two basketball courts.
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Glen Elder Dam and Spillway, Kansas
Read this case study and see how the Glen Elder Dam and Spillway in Kansas reduced their Concrete Shrinkage Cracking by 90%
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Cathedral Church of St. Paul Case Study
How did PREVent-C help avoid placing joints in the concrete during the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston's interior renovations?
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Residential Seawall and Pier Cap Case Study
A seawall was in need of replacement after 30 years of salt water attack which created extensive cracking int he concrete. Learn how PREVent-C500 helped this structure.
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Rogers Road Delaware Case Study
Discover how PREVent-C reduced shrinkage cracking and lead to a longer life-cycle of this Delaware bridge repair.
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Echo Reservoir Spillway Case Study
Echo Dam is a 158-foot high eartfhfill structure on the Weber River in Summit County, Utah. Upon inspection and analysis, the owner was concerned that the soil on the crest of the spillway could liquefy during a seismic event and cause deformation of the aged spillway structure. Therefore, modifications to the foundation as well as reconstruction of the spillway chute were required.
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Logan Airport West Garage Case Study
In order to increase parking capacity at Logan International Airport, the MPA chose to expand the West Garage. The project, utilizing mostly precast concrete with topping slabs, provided an additional 2,050 much needed parking spaces.
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Fort Randall Dam Case Study
The Spring of 2011 brought historic flooding to Fort Randall Dam in Pickstown, South Dakota and the entire Missouri River corridor. As a result of this flooding, inspections made it apparent that numerous repairs were needed to rehabilitate the dam.
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Silverlake Headworks East Reservoir Trial
To protect drinking water sources and comply with EPA regulations, LADWP began construction on two 55 MG enclosed reservoirs to contain water that currently is stored in the open Silverlake and Ivanhoe reservoirs. The first reservoir (East) was completed in 2014.
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