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Cleaning and sealing concrete floors

Although most of the classroom areas are carpeted, most of the hallways and other open areas are finished concrete. This treatment involves several steps and leaves the concrete smooth and polished. The first step of this process is to use … Continue reading

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Final shotcrete application

The opening on all the floors where the man lift was located until two weeks ago is already starting to be filled in with rebar and shotcrete. Like previous installs of shotcrete (2/13/2013, 8/6/2013) this involved installing rebar and then … Continue reading

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Concrete pour on the second half of Watt Way

Today crews poured concrete into the second half of the forms along Watt Way. Once the cement pads have had time to cure, masons will add brick to the areas between the pads. The next step to opening Watt Way … Continue reading

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Brickwork install along Watt Way

The first half of Watt Way which had concrete poured last week now has masons filling the areas between concrete slabs with brick.

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First half of Watt Way concrete poured

Today concrete crews filled the first half of the molds for the Watt Way street. Over a dozen workers and a concrete pump crew worked throughout the morning to fill the molds. They completed the pour several with plenty of … Continue reading

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Forms created for Watt Way concrete pour

Concrete frames and rebar are being installed for the concrete pour that’s slated for later this week along Watt Way. Spaces between concrete slabs will feature brickwork.

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Wallis Annenberg Hall nameplates installed

Today the large precast concrete pieces with “Wallis Annenberg Hall” were installed. These large pieces are very heavy (around 4000 lbs) and had to be shipped on a separate truck. They were then lifted from the truck bed directly into … Continue reading

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First precast fixture installed

The first large piece of precast concrete installed along the east wall of the new Wallis Annenberg Hall. Over the next few months, crews will install precast fixtures from ground to roof and on all sides of the building.

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Fabrication of precast exterior pieces almost done, shipping underway

At the concrete precast plant in Tecate on Tuesday August 27, almost all of the Annenberg exterior precast panels are completed. The final fabrication continues at full speed. The yard is full of panels ready to ship (see photos). The … Continue reading

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Exterior precast molds

These are some of the large precast sections of the building’s exterior at the precast concrete plant in Mexico. Precast concrete is produced by creating a form into which concrete is poured to create the desired piece. The pieces are … Continue reading

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