Adjacent precast box beam bridges

For years, adjacent prestressed concrete box-beam bridges have been employed for short and medium spans—two-thirds of all state Department of Transportations (DOTs) use them. Cracks in the longitudinal grouted joints between adjacent beams have often been observed.
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What’s wrong with my precast concrete garage?

Precast double-tee construction has become a dominant method for building parking garages in North America. The double-tee beam deck system of this construction type provides a finished wearing surface, supports vehicle loading, and forms an integral part of the lateral force-resisting system.
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The Rising Artistry of Tilt-up

Although it has long been associated with utilitarian projects like factories and big-box stores, tilt-up concrete construction also has the capacity up to deliver multi-story, irregularly shaped, complex projects. Examining recent award-winning projects provides examples of how architects have been embracing tilt-up in increasing intensity.
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Tilt-up: An opportunity for the resurgence of craft

As monumental-sized panels of concrete are lifted from their horizontal onsite casting position to a vertical element of the building enclosure, an impressive and unique craft is unveiled. In this industry, contractors are discovering inherent opportunities for a renewed focus on craftsmanship.
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