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2016WinterShotcreteEMag

Volume 18, Number 1 Winter 2016 Features 18 2015 Outstanding Architecture | New Construction Project Sufism Reoriented Sanctuary By Jason Myers 22 2015 Outstanding Infrastructure Project The Plaza Substation and Queens Structures By Frank E. Townsend III 24 2015 Outstanding Pool & Recreational Project Reflecting on a Shotcrete Pool By Ryan Oakes 30 2015 Outstanding Repair and Rehabilitation Project Société de transport de Montréal—Metro Yellow Line Tunnel Repairs By Kevin Robertson, Patrick Giguère, and Ntam Nda-Ngye 34 2015 Outstanding Underground Project Northern Boulevard Crossing Tunnel CQ039 By Frank E. Townsend III 38 2015 Honorable Mention 55th Street Ventilation Facility By Frank E. Townsend III and Dennis Rubi 40 2015 Carl E. Akeley Award 40 2015 ASA President’s Award Departments 2 President’s Message — Marcus H. von der Hofen 4 Committee Chair Memo — Lihe (John) Zhang 8 Executive Director Update — Charles S. Hanskat 12 2015 Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Sponsors 42 Nozzleman Knowledge — Oscar Duckworth 48 Goin’ Underground — Ezgi Yurdakul and Klaus-Alexander Rieder 53 Shotcrete Calendar 54 Safety Shooter — Ted Sofis 56 Technical Tip — Jim Farrell 58 Sustainability — David Ruhl 62 Industry News 66 Shotcrete FAQs 68 Association News 71 New Products & Processes 72 Corporate Member Profile — Preload 74 New ASA Members 75 ASA Membership Benefits 76 Index of Advertisers On the cover: Shooting dome on Sufism Reoriented Sanctuary, Walnut Creek, CA Photo courtesy of Shane Louis. Shotcrete is a quarterly publication of the American Shotcrete Association. For information about this publication or about membership in the American Shotcrete Association, please contact ASA Headquarters at: American Shotcrete Association 38800 Country Club Dr., Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Phone: (248) 848-3780 • Fax: (248) 848-3740 E-mail: info@shotcrete.org Website: www.shotcrete.org To unsubscribe, please go to www.shotcrete.org/pages/products-services/e-remove.asp The opinions expressed in Shotcrete are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the editors or the American Shotcrete Association. Copyright © 2016 Executive Director Charles S. Hanskat Advertising/Circulation Manager Alice L. McComas Technical Editors Charles S. Hanskat and Joe Hutter Editing Barry M. Bergin (Manager), Carl Bischof, Tiesha Elam, Kaitlyn J. Hinman, Kelli R. Slayden Graphic Design Susan K. Esper, Ryan M. Jay, Aimee M. Kahaian, Gail L. Tatum Publications Committee Ted Sofis (Chair), Patrick Bridger, Oscar Duckworth, Marc Jolin, Dudley R. (Rusty) Morgan, Tom Norman, Ryan Poole, Raymond Schallom III, Marcus H. von der Hofen, Lihe (John) Zhang ASA OFFICERS President Bill Drakeley Drakeley Industries Vice President Scott Rand King Shotcrete Solutions Secretary Larry Totten Consultant Treasurer Lihe (John) Zhang LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. Past President Marcus H. von der Hofen Coastal Gunite Construction Co. ASA COMMITTEE CHAIRS Education Committee Oscar Duckworth Valley Concrete Services Marketing Committee Joe Hutter King Shotcrete Solutions Membership Committee Tom Norman Airplaco Equipment Co. Pool & Recreational Bill Drakeley Shotcrete Committee Drakeley Industries Publications Committee Ted Sofis Sofis Company, Inc. Safety Committee Andrea Scott HydroArch Technical Committee Lihe (John) Zhang LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. Underground Committee Axel G. Nitschke Shannon & Wilson Inc.


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