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Building with Concrete 2008

A Special Feature of DJC.COM
May 2, 2008
Feature Stories

"Where are we going to get aggregates in the future?"
Local opposition and complex permit requirements are stymieing new sources.
Glacier Northwest

"Pervious concrete gets the Midwest test"
Cleveland State University researchers studied 24 pervious concrete pavements in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Colorado. They found that most of the properly constructed pavements performed well in freeze-thaw environments and required li
Cleveland State University

A private swimming pool in Carnation was one of the category winners in the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Associations Excellence in Concrete Awards. The pool is flanked by a 20-foot-tall shotcrete mountain with water slide running through it and a cave inside it.
Photo courtesy of Cadman
2008 Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association award winners

Grand Award Winner
Non-Industrial Tilt-up (tie)

Novelty Hill Januik Winery

Non-Industrial Tilt-up (tie)
Century Theatres at the Commons

Industrial Tilt-up
Cedar River Corporate Park

Cast-in-Place Structures
Skagit Valley Hospital expansion

Special Applications Artistic Merit
Naturalistic woodland swimming pool

Residential ICF Structures
Nextgen First to the Future Homet

Sustainable Merit
Monroe Correctional Complex
(Intensive Management and Segregation units)

Public Works Bridges
New Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Public Works Transportation Structures
Sound Transit Central Link
light rail C755 project

Architectural Concrete
Paras Concrete Contractors office and shop

Residential Decorative Concrete
Solferino Parade Home

Concrete Paving
Sea-Tac Airport third runway

Special Applications Technical Merit
Salpare Bay Marina

Building With Concrete 2008 team

Section editor: Benjamin Minnick
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown


DCI Engineers www.dci-engineers.com
Pacific Mobile www.pacificmobile.com
Seegert Crushing Inc. www.seegertcrushing.com
Cadman www.cadman.com
Powerscreen of Washington www.powerscreen-wa.com
Star Rentals www.starrentals.com
CADD Northwest, Inc. www.caddnw.com
Coughlin Porter Lundeen www.cplinc.com
Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel Co. www.sbsg.com
Janes Gypsum Floors Inc. www.janesgypsumfloors.com
Glacier Northwest www.glaciernw.com
Northwest Ironworkers Employers Association, Inc. www.ironemployers.com
UW Educational Outreach www.outreach.washington.edu/uweo/
Miles Sand and Gravel Company www.milessandandgravel.com

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