Attendees toured the Texas DOT bridge in Fort Worth, Texas, said to be the world’s first precast concrete network-arch bridge. Tempe, Ariz.-based Sundt Construction cast a dozen, 300-ton post-tensioned concrete arches for the $26 million project. This rendering shows the bridge as it will appear when construction is completed this fall.
Texas DOT Attendees toured the Texas DOT bridge in Fort Worth, Texas, said to be the world’s first precast concrete network-arch bridge. Tempe, Ariz.-based Sundt Construction cast a dozen, 300-ton post-tensioned concrete arches for the $26 million project. This rendering shows the bridge as it will appear when construction is completed this fall.

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute invited producers to Discover High Performance Precast at its 59th annual convention and National Bridge Conference, Sept. 21-24 in Grapevine, Texas. Each year, the event offers a unique opportunity for precasters to expand their knowledge, learn about new products and technologies, and develop vital relationships within the industry.

The event at a glance:

  • 100+ educational presentations
  • More than 1,000 attendees
  • 80 exhibitors
  • 21 PCI Design Awards presented at the Celebration of Excellence banquet.
  • More than 90% of the precast concrete used in buildings, bridges, and other structures in the U.S. is manufactured by PCI producer-members.

Following are some of the products and services exhibited at this year’s convention. Links: