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Corporate Member Profile downtown. Sacramento Arena ESC, which will take up several city blocks between J St / L St and 5th St / 7th St, is being built on a substantial portion of Downtown Plaza. This project was split into two phases—foundation and superstructure— with each having a separate concrete contractor, of which NSI was selected to work on both phases. The shotcrete walls on this project totaled 2300 yd3 (1759 m3), with hard­trowel finish on walls over 30 ft (9 m) in height for the perimeter and shear walls in the arena itself along with rehabilitating an adjacent existing structure with additional shear walls. Metropolis Phase 1, Los Angeles The Metropolis project occupies one city block of what used to be surface parking lot nestled between the Financial District and L.A. Live. Phase 1 consists of a 38-story luxury condo- minium tower and a 19-story hotel. Webcor Builders was selected as the General Contractor Metropolis Phase 1, Los Angeles and Webcor Concrete performed all the structural concrete for the project. NSI was hired to place functional full-height scaffolding system that the subterranean retaining walls. After extensive allowed us to help accelerate the below-grade preconstruction testing, we were also awarded a schedule. Our walls ranged from 8 to 18 in. portion of the interior concrete walls, 8000 psi (203 to 457 mm) thick and contained integral (55 MPa) shear walls, and pilasters. The project pilasters and corbel beams, which took a combi- has very limited staging and virtually no street nation of extra wires, reinforcement, and creative access, which means we were constantly formwork to facilitate. pumping from longer-than-desired distances and having to use creative thinking to get the rebound Expertise and experience. Unmatched quality. waste out of the project on a daily basis while Groundbreaking innovation. “Client-First” service. still wet. In addition, the site would not allow for These principals are the foundation for our a traditional tie-back shoring system on some of continued success and the driving reasons for our the elevations and we had to work around an ever-growing reputation as a world-class shotcrete unusually high amount of cumbersome corner organization. They remain the core elements that braces, rakers, and pipe struts. The NSI Safety make for a first­rate shotcrete experience on Team worked extensively in conjunction with projects for owners, general contractors, concrete Webcor’s Safety Team to implement a safe, yet contractors, and design teams statewide. Nationwide Shotcrete, Inc. Southern California: 23638 Lyons Avenue, Suite 273 Newhall, CA 91321 Phone: (661) 799-3750 Northern California: 43801 Osgood Road Fremont, CA 94539 Phone: (510) 651-2070 Website: www.nationwideshotcrete.com Contact: Jordan Harpole E-mail: jordan@nationwideshotcrete.com Office Team Shotcrete • Spring 2015 71


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