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Corporate Member Profile Superior Gunite Company Johnson Western Gunite Company S and are known throughout the United masonry structures. They regularly constructtunnels, unreinforced and under-reinforcedbuildings, bridges, and many other concrete oruperior Gunite and Johnson WesternGunite have roots going back to the 1930s States as a premier shotcrete/gunite contracting new retaining walls, commercial building firm. The team has accomplished very chal- basements, structural walls in buildings, pipe lenging projects throughout the United States linings, tunnel linings, canals, reservoirs, and from tunnels and dams to structural walls in spillways for dams. buildings. The companies have rehabilitated The companies were instrumental in the devel- and rebuilt dry docks, railroad and highway opment and improvement of the wet-mix shot- crete process and continue to innovate and apply shotcrete in new areas. Most of their work is originally specified as cast-in-place concrete that is then value-engineered into shotcrete projects. Some recent notable projects include below- grade walls at the World Trade Center, NY; structural shotcrete on the East Side Access Project, NY; all vertical concrete walls on the California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA; demolition, rock bolting, and shotcrete for the Norfolk Southern Railroad for the Heartland Corridor Project in VA and WV; basement walls for LA Live in Los Angeles, CA; and primary shotcrete lining for the new bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, CA. The most recent addition to the companies’ capabilities is providing pipe rehabilitation through the use of UV CIPP and spin lining with corrosion and sewer-gas-resistant materials. Their guiding principles are quality, safety, and Cal Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA: Seismic productivity. They strive to be the “go-to shot- strengthening of existing historic curved wall crete companies” for all of their customers. Their customers know that if a project involves critical scheduling or quality issues, Superior Gunite/ Johnson Western Gunite can fill their needs. Superior Gunite / Johnson Western Gunite Company 940 Doolittle Dr San Leandro, CA 94577-1021 Website: www.shotcrete.com Contact: Larry J. Totten East Side Access, New York, NY: Elevator E-mail: larryt@jwgunite.com inclined shaft final lining for tunnel 64 Shotcrete • Summer 2013


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