Oldcastle Precast ships record-length Caltrans girders

Sources: Oldcastle Precast, Perris, Calif.; CP staff

As part of California Department of Transportation’s $1.6 billion Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) South Corridor Improvement Project, Oldcastle Precast-Perris is fabricating 158.5-ft. prestressed concrete super girders for the Norwalk-San Antonio Bridge—built in stages entailing placement of seven, four and nine beams.

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Central Concrete mixes 12,000-psi grout to articulate complex Pacific topography

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc, Euless, Texas; CP staff

U.S. Concrete’s San Jose-based business, Central Concrete Supply Co., has been recognized for contributions to a finely detailed, 3D model of the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, located south of Monterey along the central coast of California.

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Limited driver pool compels aggregate hauler to meet Teamsters’ terms

Sources: CP staff; National Labor Relations Board; Teamsters Local 137, Redding, Calif.

Under a settlement with the NLRB, Fontana, Calif.-based Commodity Trucking Acquisition LLC has entered a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters 137 and will cover $262,000 in back pay for drivers at its Yuba City, Calif., business, Dispatch Transportation, formerly Valley Aggregate Transport Inc.

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