Why Concrete?

 

TOPICS IN CONCRETE
Roundabouts
Roundabouts are a fairly new alternative to traditional intersections in the United States and specifically in the Midwest. Each year they become more and more popular due to their benefits and…
Pervious Concrete: the concrete that drinks!
The answer to many Phase II Stormwater Control Problems! Pervious Concrete is concrete that allows water to flow through it, while still functioning as a conventional pavement…
Flowable Fill
Tired of the bumps in the road that appear after the road is cut to repair utilities? Ask your local officials about Flowable Fill…
Tilt-Up
Tilt-Up concrete construction offers a cost-effective alternative to steel or stick built buildings. The concrete shell of a tilt-up building offers unmatched protection from severe weather, fir…
Local Streets & Roads
Design and construction standards for streets and roadways should provide for pavements with both long service life and low maintenance…
Environmental Considerations
Concrete is an environmentally friendly building material, positively impacting our world in a multitude of conservation ways: Heat: Naturally light in color, concrete helps to reduce the “heat island effect” experienced in urban areas. Pavements constructed with concrete absorb far less heat than other pavements, such as asphalt…
Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
Insulated Concrete Forms…
Decorative Concrete
Although concrete as been used since ancient times, today’s industry is finding new and creative ways to use this durable material. Decorative concrete is quickly emerging as the preferred choice for owners, specifiers, contractors, and producers looking for an aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional gray concrete…