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  Building with Concrete 2005


A Special Feature of DJC.COM
June 3, 2005
Feature Stories

"Skagit County town's history is rich in Concrete"
Many of Puget Sound's projects can trace their roots to the state's first cement plant in the town of Concrete.
By BRUCE CHATTIN
WACA


"Is your mine ready for an extreme makeover?"
SCommunity acceptance of the aggregate industry is the key to easier permitting of new mines and maintenance of existing ones.
By NANCY BAINBRIDGE ROGERS
Cairncross & Hempelmann


"Special concrete weighs in locally"
Northwest contractors find self-consolidating concrete dramatically reduces time and labor on commercial projects.
By GERARD MCGLYNN
Skanska


"Pump up your concrete strength with slag"
Looking for a way to improve the quality of concrete, increase strengths, enhance workability, upgrade pumpability, and make a sustainable product even greener? Think slag.
By PATRICK CLEARY
Lafarge North America

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Cover photo courtesy of WSDOT
2005 Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association award winners

Grand Award
Public Works Bridges

West Trent Avenue Bridge 290/4 Replacement

Tilt-up Structures Industrial
Walker Business Plaza at Pacific Gateway Business Park

Tilt-up Structures Non-Industrial
Johnson International Industries

Concrete Paving
Kelly Place at Picnic Point

Cast-in-Place Structures
Interurban Exchange 3

Cast in Place Parking Garages
Bellevue Community College parking garage

Architectural/Decorative Concrete (tie)
Time Square

Architectural/Decorative Concrete (tie)
Camano Commons

Special Applications
Technical Merit

Cristalla facade

Residential ICF
Moen residence

Public Works Specialty Structures
Green River Headworks

Sustainable Merit
Kent Pullen Regional Community
& Emergency Coordination Center

Special Applications Artistic Merit
228th Avenue Southeast retaining walls

Special Applications Residential
Hansen residence



List of advertisers

Belarde Company (www.belardeco.com)

Cadman (www.cadman.com)

Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S. (www.cairncross.com)

Glacier Northwest (www.glaciernw.com)

Janes Gypsum Floors, Inc. (425-481-2424 / 877-440-2424)

PlanCenter.com (www.plancenter.com)

Quality Rock Products, Inc. (www.qualityrockproducts.com)

Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel Co. (www.sbsg.com)

Seegert Inc. (360-387-3881)


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