Historic Bridge in Northern France Modernized with SMARTUP™ UHPC

The Pont de Thouaré-sur-Loire bridge in northwestern France was built between 1879 and 1882. In order to keep up with modern traffic flows and correct years of corrosion, the aging, quarter-mile long bridge underwent a complete renovation in 2017.

ALDOT Investigating Prestressed H-piles from Ultra High-Performance Concrete

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is investigating the use of prestressed H-piles made with ultra high-performance concrete (UHPC) instead of traditional steel.

SmartUp Used in Custom Designed Conference Room Table

Manufactured by Birmingham Concrete Design in Irondale, owned and operated by Michael Morris. Used SMARTUP UHPC material to build a conference room table for National Cement Company’s plant in Ragland, Alabama.

SmartUP UHPC Utilized in Field Cast Connections for Series of Five TxDOT Bridges

UHPC has been a major component in many Accelerated Bridge Construction or ABC projects. To date, the major use of UHPC has been in prefabricated bridge element construction; sometimes called closure pours. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently utilized UHPC for prefabricated bridge element connections on a series of five bridges in North Texas.
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