Port of Los Angeles Berth 102

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Port of Los Angeles Berth 102 Location: Los Angeles, California Familiar shipping lines such as Cosco, Hanjin and Evergreen are serviced by the West Basin China Shipping Container at the Port of Los Angeles Berth 102. The goal was to ensure that the 43,000-cubic-yard concrete container wharf would endure… Details

Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale Location: Scottsdale, Arizona When building the new Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale facility, concrete contractor Heywood Builders sought an alternative solution to welded wire fabric for reinforcing the facility’s 300-cubic-yard composite concrete/metal deck system. Euclid Chemical recommended upgrading to Tuf-Strand SF high-strength fiber reinforcement at a dosage rate… Details

Tractor Supply Company

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Tractor Supply Company Location: Jackson, California When building the new Tractor Supply store in Jackson, California, commercial real estate development firm California Gold Development sought an alternative solution to using #4 rebar to reinforce the 17,550-square-foot utility/heavy materials storage and display area. Tuf-Strand SF was utilized at a dosage… Details

Urban Stonehenge, Inc. Fencing System

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Urban Stonehenge, Inc. Fencing System Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Urban Stonehenge, Inc. wanted to produce dual-sided thin wall architectural cast fencing similar to those that surround upscale homes and businesses throughout the southern United States. The goal was to design a cast fencing system for similar applications in Canada,… Details

Yankee Stadium

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Yankee Stadium Location: New York City, New York In designing the new Yankee Stadium, the baseball team’s owner wanted to create a state-of-the-art facility that would surpass the existing structure while embracing tradition. A top priority was installing concrete walkways, toppings and floors that wouldn’t crack. Structural engineer Thornton… Details

AMES Hangar 1006

Company: FORTA Corporation Project: AMES Hangar 1006 Location: Cincinnati, Ohio The 88,000-square-foot pavement portion of the Joint Use Maintenance and Paint Hangar 1006 required loading capacity for aircraft as large as a Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 777-300ER. The project was originally specified with two layers of #4 rebar at 18" o.c. in a 12" thick… Details

Queens Art Museum Expansion

Company: FORTA Corporation Project: Queens Art Museum Expansion Location: Queens, New York The Queens Art Museum wanted to double the size of its new exhibit area, creating a unique central sunken gallery with an open layout for displaying large-scale artwork and hosting special events. The museum inhabits a building originally constructed to house the New… Details

GALOT Motorsports Dragstrip

Company: FORTA Corporation Project: GALOT Motorsports Dragstrip Location: Benson, North Carolina The GALOT Motorsports Park needed to replace its deteriorated 60- x 840-foot dragstrip racetrack. As a high-speed racing application, slab flatness and minimal conventional joints were paramount. To maximize slab flatness and minimize resulting joints, concrete contractor American Concrete Construction Inc. turned to FORTA-FERRO… Details

LDS Church Pervious Parking Lots

Company: FORTA Corporation Project: LDS Church Pervious Parking Lots Location: Mesa, Arizona For many years, the LDS Church has specified and used macro synthetic reinforcing fibers in meeting house slabs and temple floors as an alternate to conventional temperature-shrinkage steel reinforcement. Based on these past experiences, LDS Church wanted to add toughness and durability to… Details

Lanai Breakwater Core-Loc Dolos

Company: FORTA Corporation Project: Lanai Breakwater Core-Loc Dolos Location: Lanai, Hawaii The relatively small island of Lanai, Hawaii, depends heavily on the Kaumalapau Harbor for tugboat and barge deliveries for all commercial goods. The Kaumalapau Harbor needed 800 Core-Loc dolos to protect its breakwaters and shore. The durable concrete used in Core-Loc dolos creates a… Details