Oldcastle Precast ships record-length Caltrans girders


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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Coreslab enables New Mexico State ultra-HPC girder research

Sources: New Mexico State University (NMSU), Las Cruces; CP staff

With specimen production and handling assistance from Coreslab Structures in Albuquerque, an NMSU graduate student team is conducting flexural tests on large-scale prestressed girders designed with steel fiber-reinforced, ultra high performance concrete mixes, to be followed by similar testing on full-scale beams.

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