Martin Marietta Aggregates

Augusta, Georgia. USA

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Year Completed

Project Summary

Description

The Martin Marietta Aggregates were in the process of building a pavement at their Columbia, South Carolina facility. Having experienced failures of prior concrete pavements, Martin Marietta were looking for a reinforcement technology that could help concrete withstand high frequency, heavy loading without cracking or failure.

Capital Concrete worked with Helix Steel to design a pavement that has exceeded all expectations. By adding a dosage of 30lb/yd3, the team was able to reduce the pavement thickness by 50%. To date, the Helix Steel reinforced pavement is performing perfectly, even after pavement intact after 8 years and 2 million ESALs.

Category

Infrastructure

Location

Augusta, GA

Original Design

12" Concrete Pavement

Contractor

Capital Concrete

Application

Heavy Pavement

Helix ® Dosage

6" Concrete Pavement with 30 lb/yd3

Increase In Shear Strength:

Increase In Modulus of Rupture:

Increase In Durability:

Increase Construction Speed:

Reduction In Carbon Footprint:

101%

18%

31%

15 Days

300 Tons

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