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Fig. 5: A float 'finish' was required. The shot- Fig. 4: The finished wall ranged in depth 11 to 24 in. (279 to 610 mm) crete depth was greater than 36 in. (914 mm) in with two mats of reinforcing steel in some places some areas float finish was specified and concrete insulating 1. Support new abutments; blankets were required for cold-weather protec- 2. Prevent soil erosion; and tion and curing. 3. Minimize silt and debris from falling on The wall construction served three purposes: railways, road beds, and ditches. A crash wall was also constructed to forestall The Outstanding new bridges.the impact of potential train derailment on the Infrastructure Project Project Name: Interstate 81 Safety Corridor Improvements Albert Pugliese has been with Project Location: Proshot Concrete, Inc., since its Christiansburg, VA inception in 2006, previously working with Pressure Concrete Shotcrete Contractor: in 2000. He is the Regional*Proshot Concrete, Inc. Manager for the Northeast Albert Pugliese, Project Manager Darrell McCravy, Project Superintendent Region (with 26 years in shot- crete construction) and also General Contractor: assists in specialty projects nationwide. Pugliese Faulkner Construction/ is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. (1988), where he received his BS in civil engineer- Kevin Strahley, Project Manager ing. His shotcrete/gunite experience began in Mike Powers, Structural Superintendent 1990 while developing SewperCoat (manufac- Architect/Engineer: tured by Lafarge Calcium Aluminates) for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) gunite process, as well as other spray applications. Material Supplier/Manufacturer: Pugliese’s involvement in major projects Williams Form Engineering, Rock Bolts includes the Maryland Department of Trans- Chandler Ready Mix Shotcrete portation Culvert Rehabilitation, Statewide; Project Owner: Hampton Roads Sanitation Dist. Pump Station, Virginia Beach/Chesapeake/Newport News, VA; CH2M Hill Constructors/ Virginia Department of Transportation Norfolk Naval Base Pier Repairs, Norfolk, VA; Jeff Stanley, Senior Quality Control City of Virginia Beach Lesner Bridge, Virginia Penny Connor, Quality Control Inspector Beach, VA; Toys R US Culvert rehabilitation, Dickson City, PA; and Virginia Department of *Corporate Member of the Transportation Culvert Rehabilitation, Cul- American Shotcrete Association peper, VA. 24 Shotcrete • Winter 2014


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