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Consultant calls for new concrete tests at Denver airport

June 6, 2019


In a December report, joint venture contractor Great Hall Partners said they had come across concrete that was weaker than what the airport specified when they entered into an agreement for the terminal renovation. Of particular concern are areas where steel erection is to be performed. Concrete strength is critical in that application because it must support the steel and accompanying structure above.

More than a decade ago, DIA had to replace approximately $11 million of runway concrete because of ASR, the freeze-thaw cycle and the damage caused by deicing agents.

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