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Capitol Cement – Foundations

Location:
Martinsburg, WV
Completed:
2008

Scope of Work

Cianbro performed the foundation construction of a variety of concrete structures including primary equipment foundations, piers and concrete structures for the 5,500 tpd facility.

Project Details

  • Constructed 24 cast-in-place concrete structures, approximately 15,000 CY
  • Installed 400 LF of water stop
  • Formed and striped in excess of 208,000 SF of formwork
  • Installed and removed 500,000 CF of shoring
  • Installed approximately 950 tons of rebar
  • Utilized several different forming, false work, and shoring systems based on application
  • Performed 37,000 CY of backfill
  • Installed approximately 400 LF of precast concrete gas tunnel
  • Installed approximately 480 LF of precast concrete electrical tunnel
  • Installed 12,000 SF of CMU walls
  • Performed the work supported by four cranes and 65 Cianbro employees at peak of the project
  • Placed 9,200 CY of concrete in the first 23 weeks, of a 54 week schedule

Lean, Innovative, and Unique Project Solutions

The Cianbro team worked at a several locations at any given time contiguous to several other contractors. Most of the work was performed in an area equivalent to the size of a football field.