TVA Allen Power Plant

Memphis, Tennessee

By using Helix Steel, we were able to reduce the pavement thickness from 12" to 6".

   – Capital Concrete


Project Summary

TVA’s Allen Fossil Plant is located on 500 acres on McKellar Lake, five miles southwest of downtown Memphis. Memphis Light Gas & Water built the plant, with construction beginning in 1956, and all three of its units were generating power by October 1959. 





Category:                 Infrastructure
Contractor:             Capital Concrete
Location:                 Columbia, South Carolina
Application:           Heavy Pavement
Original Design:  12" Concrete Pavement

Helix Dosage:       6" Concrete Pavement with 30 lb/yd3;









Increase in Shear Strength:               101%

Increase in Modulus of Rupture:    31%

Increase in Durability:                        18%

Increased Speed of Construction:   2 Days/Foundation

Reduction in Carbon Footprint:     2 Tons/Foundation

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