When Performance Matters: Advanced Self-Consolidating Concrete Provides the Ideal Solution to Challenges at Louis Armstrong International Airport

 

Louis Armstrong International Airport is Louisiana’s primary commercial hub and the gateway for millions of travelers each year. The new, state-of-the-art 972,000 square-foot North Terminal is a superstructure in itself, and features 350 massive concrete columns built by Gibbs Construction to create an iconic building that reflects the region’s modern, upward trajectory.

One of the biggest challenges in constructing the tall and complex columns was finding the ideal concrete mix that would perform on a variety of levels and allow the project team to meet an aggressive schedule.

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  • How Agileflow™ Self-Consolidating Concrete helped the project team achieve performance and achieve a high-quality class A exposed concrete finish
  • How Agileflow helped increase production, with crews pouring concrete in 20-foot lifts on four or five columns a day, removing formwork after 12 to 24 hours and starting the next the next 20-foot lift the next day
 
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