Member News - October

October 15, 2020

Member News is a special monthly post exclusively featuring the latest news from PCI Mid-Atlantic Chapter members. Content ranges from new hires to company awards and achievements to grand openings and company expansions.
See this month’s chapter news below:

  • Coastal Precast Systems’ Marc Basnight Bridge project was spotlighted in PCI Journal. The Marc Basnight Bridge/Replacement of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, a 2020 PCI Sustainable Design and Transportation Award winning project, was highlighted in the September/October issue of PCI Journal with a cover and featured article. The project was complex and challenging on a number of fronts. First, with location: Providing a 100-year service life for a bridge subject to an extremely harsh saltwater environment in addition to minimizing disruption to vulnerable aquatic beds and sea life. Second, with design and performance requirements: The number of pieces required for the project were massive—precast concrete caps originally too heavy to ship by truck to the site and traditional girders and piles—so traditional fabrication tolerances had to be updated and expanded. Through excellent collaboration between the North Carolina Department of Transportation, HDR as the engineer of record, PCL Civil Constructors, and Coastal Precast Systems, the project met the owner’s requirements and created a beautiful and sustainable structure that the community loves. Click here to read the complete PCI Journal
  • Congratulations to Smith-Midland Corporation on their safety performance! Smith-Carolina Corporation was awarded the Carolinas AGC Presidential Award for safety excellence for the second consecutive year, with zero lost time accidents. Click this link to congratulate them on LinkedIn.
  • API sees workforce recruitment success through co-ops. Forging strong partnerships with a local technical institute proved fruitful for member company Architectural Precast Innovations, Inc (API). Through meaningful co-op opportunities, they’ve expanded their workforce and enhanced the diversity of their labor pool. Click this link to congratulate them on LinkedIn.

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