If America’s 47,744 miles of interstate highways were paved with concrete, 10,989,557 gallons of fuel would be saved each day.
    Service Life Engineering has become its own powerful field of study with immense impact on the future.
    Concrete is a light color, which reflects from 33 to 50 per cent more light than asphalt, and can even lower the average town temperature by six degrees.
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Pawtucket Bridge No. 550 Replacement – I-95 Over The Seekonk River Sakonnet Bridge No. 250

Rhode Island DOT Bridge Replacement

Bridge replacements for two primary and 7 secondary bridges in Rhode Island. Provide concrete durability consulting and laboratory testing for new bridge replacement projects in Rhode Island. Bridge 250 … Bridge 550 … Secondary bridges …

TCG provided Aggregate and Concrete Testing: Mass Concrete, Durability Concrete Specifications; Construction Administration. Key elements of TCG services included the following:

Concrete Laboratory Testing

  • Test Aggregates for ASR
  • Test Aggregates for mitigation of ASR with SCMs.
  • Test Concrete for RCP

Concrete Durability Consulting

  • Write JS specification changes for concrete durability.
  • Shop drawing review
  • Write JS specification changes for mass concrete
  • Modeled service life performance with Life 365 software simulations
  • Evaluated the anticipated chloride levels and freshwater river degradation in the concrete over the design life.
  • Summarized Service life modeling results to provide the owner with key alternatives for the different bridge components, based upon their exposure conditions
  • Summarized recommendations for quality control and materials specifications

Construction Phase Consulting Services

  • Review concrete Mixture design submittals
  • Review Mass Concrete Submittals