Wakefield High School

Arlington, Virginia. USA


Year Completed

Project Summary


Wakefield High School is one of three public high schools located in Arlington, Virginia, closely bordering Alexandria. As part of the county's school board modernization process, Wakefield High School was approved to receive a new facility.

Century Concrete was selected as part of the construction team. By using Helix Steel, Century Concrete was able to replace the wire mesh reinforcement in the Slab on Grade and each respective Slab on Metal Deck. Saving time, reducing carbon footprint and providing for a stronger, three-dimensionally reinforced concrete product.




Arlington, VA

Original Design

6” SOG with 6x6, 2.9W x 2.9W. 5.25" SOMD with 6x6, 2.9W x 2.9W. 4.5" SOMD with 6x6, 1.4W x 1.4W. 4" SOMD with 6x6, 1.4W x 1.4W


Century Concrete


Slab On Grade & Metal Deck

Helix ® Dosage

SOG and each SOMD, removed all mesh with a 9 lb/yd3 or 5 kg/m3

Increase In Shear Strength:

Increase In Modulus of Rupture:

Increase In Durability:

Increase Construction Speed:

Reduction In Carbon Footprint:


18 %


30 Days

245 Tons

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