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Industry News of high strength, high adhesion, low rebound, and low sag. Industry Personnel These characteristics make Quikrete Shotcrete MS ideal for use in rehabilitating bridges, tunnels, parking garages, ramps, Kryton Welcomes New Inside piers, dams, and other concrete structures. Quikrete shotcrete has been used on many renovation and restoration projects, Sales Coordinator including the Pleasure Pier in Texas, Alcatraz Island and Alanna MacGillivray joined the Kryton team Stanford Linear Accelerator in California, and Spokane River in June 2013 as Inside Sales Coordinator. in Washington. MacGillivray holds a Bachelor of Tech- For more information on Quikrete and its products and nology (Honors) from the British Columbia projects, visit www.quikrete.com; like it on Facebook; and Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC, follow it on Twitter @Quikrete. Canada, and has previously worked in sales and marketing for the mining industry. Caltrans Announces Time, Money Alanna MacGillivray Savings on Monterey County Interchange Project ICRI Welcomes New Technical Director A recent change on the Highway 101/San Juan Road Inter- Kenneth M. Lozen, FACI, has joined the change Project will save both money and time, Caltrans International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announced in a news release. The change replaces drystack as Technical Director. He has over 30 years of stone retaining walls with sculpted shotcrete retaining walls experience in restoration engineering, con- along Highway 101 near San Juan Road. struction materials quality control, concrete Caltrans estimates that making this change will save close technology and troubleshooting, project man- to $250,000 and reduce the construction time of the project by agement, litigation, and structural rehabilita- 2 months. tion. He was a Principal Engineer/Associate The $69 million San Juan Road Interchange Project will Ken Lozen for NTH Consulting in Farmington Hills, MI, remove three major at-grade intersections (San Juan Road, for many years. Lozen received his BS in civil engineering from Dunbarton Road, and Cole Road) and replace them with a new the University of Detroit, Detroit, MI. interchange near the Red Barn at San Juan Road and Highway An ICRI Fellow, Lozen has served on the ICRI Technical 101. The project is supported by $10 million from the American Activities Committee and ICRI Committees 210, Evaluation, Reinvestment and Recovery Act and $28 million from Prop- and 310, Surface Preparation. He has also served on many osition 1B, a 2006 voter-approved bond. In total, nearly $15 ACI Committees, including ACI Committee 228, Nondestruc- billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide. tive Testing of Concrete; 546, Repair of Concrete; 563, More than 60,000 vehicles travel daily through the Specifications for Repair of Structural Concrete in Buildings; Highway 101/San Juan Road area. and E706, Concrete Repair Education. During his career, Granite Construction Company and MCM Construction, a Lozen has received several awards and has authored numerous joint venture, are contractors on the project, which is expected to articles on repair, restoration, strengthening, and maintenance be completed in the winter of 2014. of concrete structures. Shotcrete • Fall 2013 73


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