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Cajun Field is Growing – Lafayette, LA

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The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is expanding Cajun Field. The goal of the project is to modernize the stadium and increase seating capacity.

The first of five construction phases is set to be completed this September. Phase 1 includes adding 5,900 seats to the South End Zone, a new concession area, and restroom facilities. This phase will also add a new 30’ x 54’ HD scoreboard.

Rena Sanders, from our Baton Rouge location, has worked closely Lemonine Company on this project to supply waterproofing materials, hand tools, grouts, cures and other chemicals for this $21 million project.

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Ouachita River Bridge

Harrisonburg, LA

Harrisonburg, LA

Louisiana Department of Transportation has begun construction of a new bridge in Harrisonburg, Louisiana. The bridge was first built in 1932 and has been considered in “poor standing” for some time. The bridge sees 1,900 motorists each day and will continue to be a vital part of the area’s population and farming community.

Our Alexandra branch is working closely with Gilchrist Construction supplying the chemicals, curing blankets, small tools and other materials for this $47M project.

IBM Services Center Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Slated for completion in 2015 this $55 million 428,000 square foot IBM Technical Center will be the first riverfront office and residential development, in over 50 years, in Baton Rouge.

This complex will be the new home of IBM’s software application development team. Also featured in this project are a 7-story residential tower, a 24,000 square foot rooftop terrace, and 9 luxury multi-level townhomes.

Working with Lemoine Company; Rena Sanders (41) and Lee Branch (41) sold a trash pump, rebar, Shep Tie Wire, erosion eels, wattles and dewatering bags.

Houston’s BLVD Place II

Houston, TX

Houston, TX

Slated for completion in summer 2014, Blvd Place II (Houston Galleria area), will add 211,000 square feet of mixed use space, including one of Whole Food Market’s largest Houston locations. Other tenants include Pinkberry Yogurt, True Food Kitchen, Apache Corporation’s main office, and Frost Bank relocated corporate headquarters. When all phases of this project are complete it will include restaurants, retail, and office space, with the possibilities of multiple residential towers and a hotel.

In partnership with Slack & Co Contracting; Jesse Sandoval (52) and Blake Locke of ABT Drains sold heavy duty trench drain specialized for motor and foot traffic.

Fort Worth’s New West 7th Street Bridge

Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

The $26 million West 7th Street Bridge was completed in November 2013, with work beginning in January 2012 and onsite work starting May 2013. This project replaces a century old bridge with a wider driving surface and wider pedestrian walkways. It is also the world’s first precast network arch bridge which allowed for completion in less than 150 days as opposed to a traditional design which would have taken over a year.

Steve Holley (24) and Mike Svob (24) worked with Sundt to provide a full range of products including chemicals, epoxies, fasteners, tools, lumber, turnbuckles, and braces. This project was a joint effort between our Fort Worth branch and our North Texas Rental location.

Thanks to Steve and Mike for their hard work on this project.

Jackson Street Bridge Rehabilitation

Alexandria, LA

Alexandria, LA

The $5.4 million Jackson Street Bridge rehabilitation project began in September and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. This project involves repairing the bridge’s mechanical and electrical systems, widening sidewalks, installing handrails and performing structural deck repairs.

Gene Couvillion (47) has worked with Cecil D. Gassiott Contractors to provide an assortment of products including bar supports, dowel baskets and geotextile fabric just to name a few. This project has been a joint effort between our Alexandria and Baton Rouge location to also provide the overhang bracket system for this jobsite.

Thanks to Gene and all the employees in Baton Rouge and Alexandria for their hard work on this project.

Submerged Roads Initiative – Louisiana

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Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Jefferson Parish, LA, initiated the “Submerged Roads Initiative” to repair and replace street panels throughout the parish that suffered water and drainage problems during the storm.  Starting in late 2012 multiple contracts were awarded for repairs to the East and West Banks of the parish.

Since March 2013, John Humbrecht (43) has worked with Three C’s Construction selling them materials including dowel baskets, redwood, sheet mesh, loose dowels, curing compound, bonding agent, metal centerstrip, epoxy, wood stakes, rebar, fiber expansion, and joint sealant.

We would like to thank John Humbrecht and Gary Starns for this information their hard work.

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