Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavement
Lamesa Road, Midland, TX
June 12, 2014
May 9, 2014
May 3, 2014
December 20, 2013
June 25, 2013
May 30, 2014
Lamesa Road, currently being constructed with roller compacted concrete by Reece Albert, Inc., will be the focus of two open houses on June 10th and 11th. Presentations, jobsite shuttle, and lunch are included. Attendance is free, but RSVP is required.
Cement Council of Texas
1820 Harwood Court
Hurst, TX 76054
The Cement Council of Texas represents manufacturers of portland cement in Texas. We promote cement and concrete solutions to engineers, architects, contractors, owners, community leaders, and other stakeholders in targeted markets. Additionally, we educate the public about the economic, performance, and sustainability benefits of cement and concrete. We do this through communication, education, and technical service by our highly skilled staff of industry professionals.
Road agency officials from TxDOT and West Texas cities/counties gathered at two open houses (June 10 and 11, 2014), to view the reconstruction of Midland’s Lamesa Road with roller compacted concrete. The 60 Attendees came from as far as Lubbock and Weatherford, and included consulting engineers and other construction professionals.
The Cement Council of Texas and Reece Albert Inc. hosted the event, which included overview presentations and a site visit to the RCC production plant and the Lamesa paving operation.
Midland is now the fastest-growing metro area in the U.S, and its oil and gas-driven expansion has placed high stress on its road infrastructure. RCC was chosen by the city for Lamesa road, over a flexible paving alternative, because of its competitive cost, minimal maintenance expense, and long-term service life. Not only is this the first concrete road to be constructed by Midland, it is also the first RCC pavement in the Midland/Odessa region. More...
Roller compacted concrete (RCC) pavement is being constructed on three ongoing Texas projects: A TxDOT safety rest area in the Brownwood District, an arterial road in the City of Midland, and a residential development in Liberty County. The dispersed geography of these projects and the varied applications demonstrate the adaptability of RCC to public roads and facilities, as well as RCC's growth and acceptance in Texas. More...
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