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  Building with Concrete 2006


A Special Feature of DJC.COM
June 2, 2006
Feature Stories

"Bye-bye retention ponds, hello pervious concrete"
Pervious concrete retains all water on site, doing away with expensive stormwater retention systems and allowing microorganisms to flourish and eat away pollutants.
By CRAIG L. MORRISON
Pervious Concrete Inc.


"Score LEED points with concrete"
A revised Web site details where concrete can be used to earn LEED credits.
By KATHERINE MORGAN and MARTHA VANGEEM
Special to the Journal


"Open roads quickly with precast pavement"
Using precast concrete panels cuts user delay costs and produces high-quality roadways.
By DAVID K. MERRITT
The Transtec Group

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Photo courtesy of the city of Spokane

A major rehabilitation of the Monroe Street Bridge in Spokane took top honors at the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association's Excellence in Concrete Construction awards, held June 1 in Bellevue.
2006 Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association award winners

Grand Award
Public Works Bridges

Monroe Street Bridge historic rehabilitation

Tilt-up Structures Industrial
Ocean Shores Convention Center Rognlins Inc.

Cast-in-Place Structures
Whatcom Community College Multipurpose Art Facility

Public Works Infrastructure
Dumas Road improvement project

Architectural Concrete
East Capitol Campus

Concrete Paving
Seattle Iron & Metal

ICF Structures
Woomer residence

Residential Decorative Concrete
Holz residence

Sustainable Merit
Stratford Place

Special Applications Artistic Merit
Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach

Special Applications
Technical Merit

Lincoln Square hotel and condominium tower



Building With Concrete 2006 team

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


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