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GHP-2800 Four-Track

A new 8000 foot (2438 m) southern runway on the Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was slipformed with a GOMACO PS-2600 placer/spreader, GHP-2800 paver with Leica Geosystems 3D stringless guidance, and T/C-600 texture/cure machine.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 43.1.

A GOMACO RTP-500 places concrete in front of a GHP-2800 paver at work on the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, Maryland. A complete listing of airports that GOMACO equipment has been on can be found at www.gomaco.com/airports. A GOMACO GHP-2800 with IDBI and two paver-mounted GSI® units slipforms Highway 67 with a Topcon 3D guidance system between Cash and Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.
     
The job proven GHP-2800 paver is preferred by contractors throughout the world. All of the features on the GHP-2800 paver have made this slipform paver number one in universal paving markets. This paver features the most up-to-date technology in the world.

The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 paver slipforms a section of a 24 mile (38.6 km) interstate expansion project. The GHP-2800 paver with Leica Geosystems 3D guidance is equipped with a 5400 series mold, an Auto-Float®, and a burlap drag.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 40.2.

The four-track GHP-2800 is equipped with Trimble 3D stringless guidance while slipforming at an airport.

     
The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 paver slipforms a 34 foot (10.36 m) wide overlay and flying shoulders. In a single paving pass, the GHP-2800 is slipforming two 12 foot (3.66 m) wide traffic lanes, a four foot (1.22 m) wide shoulder, and a six foot (1.83 m) wide shoulder. This GHP-2800 is equipped with G+ controls, Leica Geosystems 3D guidance, a 5400 series mold with three power transition adjusters (PTAs), two GOMACO Smoothness Indicators (GSI®), and a burlap drag to complete the finish on the highway.

The four-track GOMACO GHP-2800 uses Leica Geosystems 3D guidance on this overlay project. Production on this project increased by 1000 feet (305 m) of paving per day with the introduction of the stringless system.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 39.2.

The four-track GOMACO GHP-2800 paver is equipped with two paver-mounted GOMACO Smoothness Indicator (GSI) units and Leica Geosystems 3D guidance. It is paving a half-width overlay 16 foot (4.88 m) wide, which includes a 12 foot (3.66 m) driving lane and a four foot (1.2 m) shoulder. Paving the overlay at half-width allows the road to remain open to traffic throughout construction.
     
The GOMACO RTP-500 places concrete in front of the four-track GHP-2800. The paver is equipped with the 5400 series mold to create a smooth finish on the military air base's taxiways. The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 paver is equipped with a 5400 series paving mold featuring a spreader plow and also a rear loading, front inserting 5400 series bar inserter. It's paving the new highway at 25 feet (7.62 m) wide.

The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 is equipped with Topcon 3D stringless guidance to pave an airport project 25 feet wide (7.62 m) and 22 inches (56 mm) deep.

     
A GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 equipped with an IDBI dowel bar inserter and Trimble 3D guidance slipforms a road. The four-track GOMACO GHP-2800 paver is equipped with an Auto-Float and Leica Geosystems 3D guidance while slipforming this highway. The GHP-2800 paver features GOMACO's exclusive and proprietary G+ control system that is simple to understand and operate.
     
The GOMACO GHP-2800 paver is using Leica Geosystems 3D guidance to slipform the concrete overlay on top of the existing asphalt. The GOMACO GHP-2800 paver is equipped with an IDBI attachment, two paver-mounted GOMACO Smoothness Indicator (GSI) units, and Leica Geosystems 3D guidance to pave the 25 foot (7.6 m) wide by nine inch (229 mm) deep overlay on top of the existing asphalt. The four-track GOMACO GHP-2800 paver with the 5000 series auger/strike-off mold and Auto-Float slipform part of an airport runway.
     
Six foot (1.8 m) long, #5 steel rebar, were placed on 30 inch (762 mm) centers on the existing roadway to tie on the new eight inch (203 mm) thick shoulder. The new road is 4.5 inches (114 mm) thick. The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 below is equipped with the IDBI attachment. The IDBI is an independent attachment that is self-contained, self-powered, and can insert transverse dowel bars into the pavement. The four-track GHP-2800 paver is equipped with the Leica Geosystems 3D guidance, 5000 series auger/strike-off mold, IDBI, frame-mounted tie bar inserter (TBI), and side bar inserter (SBI) to efficiently slipform a new highway under the existing overpass.
     
The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 paver slipforms an interstate highway. The paver is equipped with GOMACO G+ controls, Leica Geosystems 3D guidance, and an IDBI. The GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 is equipped with Trimble 3D guidance and the optional full-steer tracks with sensored leg pivots as it paves a section of interstate. The GOMACO four track GHP-2800 is equipped with a 5400 series mold and Auto-Float to create the ultimate finish on a new roadway project.
     
This four-track GHP-2800 slipform paver is equipped with a side bar inserter (SBI) and an Auto-Float while working on a highway system.

The GHP-2800 slipform paver is designed for easy transport. The four-track paver has a minimum transport width of 8.2 feet (2.5 m) and a transport length of 36.9 feet (11.25 m). The transport height for the four-track machine with the mold attached is 11.1 feet (3.38 m), and the minimum transport height without the mold is 10.1 feet (3.08 m) for the four-track.

This contractor utilized 3D technology on a half-width concrete overlay project, paving 18 miles (29 km) of U.S. 18 near West Union, Iowa. They paved with a four-track GHP-2800, and passes were 16 feet (4.9 m) wide.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 40.1.

     

A GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 concrete paver with an IDBI achieved some excellent production results on I-94 in Michigan. The ride is being measured by one of the most challenging indexes in the industry, the International Roughness Index (IRI).

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 37.2.

The IDBI on this GHP-2800 is inserting 24 bars every 15 feet (4.6 m) on-the-go for the transverse joints.

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A GOMACO GHP-2800 with IDBI is being used on the reconstruction and widening of I-90 westbound in Marengo, Illinois. The four-track GHP-2800 is also equipped with a front-mounted center bar inserter, a rear-mounted side bar inserter, and an Auto-Float® attachment

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 42.1.

   

The four-track GHP-2800 with IDBI is paving 24 feet (7.3 m) wide, 11.5 inches (292 mm) thick, on U.S. Route 24 in Ohio.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 39.2.

This contractor used the Leica stringless guidance system on their PS-2600 placer/spreader and four-track GHP-2800 while paving the last 27 lane miles (43.5 km) of the I-75 project in Georgia.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 37.1.

A frame-mounted bar inserter on the front of a GHP-2800 and a sidemounted bar inserter on the rear of the paver inserts bars every 30 inches (762 mm) on the I-15 project in Utah.

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This contractor just completed rebuilding a 6.2 mile (10 km) stretch of Interstate 94 in Michigan with their GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 concrete paver with an IDBI.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 37.2.

This contractor in Iowa just completed 12.5 miles (20.1 km) of a 13 mile (20.9 km) project with a four-track GOMACO GHP-2800. Two paver-mounted GOMACO GSI® units monitored the smoothness in each driving lane.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 39.1.

A four-track GHP-2800 is slipforming a new highway inside the Ayabe Road Tunnel in Kyoto, Japan.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 36.3.

This uniquely configured GOMACO GHP-2800 paver recently slipformed a section of highway in Brunswick, Georgia. The machine, which was set up with three-tracks, was slipforming in minimum-clearance conditions along a barrier between two lanes of traffic.

On the right side of the GHP-2800, there is a four-track end car for two tracks, and on the left side there is a two-track end car for one track.

The first 72 lane miles (116 km) of work on the I-75 project in Georgia was slipformed using stringline, and the last 27 lane miles (43.5 km) were stringless.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 37.1.

A new 24 feet (7.3 m) wide airport parking lot in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is being slipformed by a four-track GHP-2800 in 2000 foot (610 m) long paving passes.

The GHP-2800 slipform paver is designed for easy transport. The two-track paver has a minimum transport width of 12 ft. (3.66 m) and a transport length of 19 ft. 3 in. (5.9 m). The four-track has a minimum transport width of 8 ft. 2 in. (2.49 m) and a transport length of 36 ft. 6 in. (11.1 m).

This four-track GHP-2800 slipformed 52,625 yd2 (44,000 m2) of concrete apron at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport in France.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 35.2.

The GHP-2800 four-track machine provides high-production slipforming on this mainline highway project in Kansas City, Missouri. This highway was slipformed in passes 22 ft. (6.71 m) wide by 12 in. (305 mm) thick. This GOMACO four-track GHP-2800 is equipped with the GOMACO IDBI dowel bar inserter, paving 23.8 ft. (7.25 m) wide, inserting 23 bars across the slab, 11.8 in. (300 mm) apart.
This contractor is slipforming a new section of Highway 401 with their four-track GHP-2800 paver equipped with an IDBI dowel bar inserter near Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The GHP-2800 four-track machine slipforms this Kansas City, Missouri, highway in 22 ft. (6.71 m) wide by 12 in. (305 mm) thick passes. This machine is equipped with rolling stringline on the left side, and a keyway crimper with side bar inserter. The frame-mounted bar inserter accompanies 40 in. (1016 mm) diameter #6 bars.
The four-track GHP-2800 is paving 24.6 ft. (7.5 m) wide and 11 in. (279 mm) thick on this mainline paving project in Baja, California.

A four-track GHP-2800 paver and a PS-2600 placer/spreader is at work on a project at the Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia.

This GHP-2800, equipped with the Leica stringless guidance system, is slipforming 10.3 miles (16.6 km) of continuously reinforced concrete pavement on the C40/A10 freeway connecting Brussels to Ostend, Belgium.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 32.1.

This GHP-2800 is equipped with a trailing form and manual bar insertion designed to trail the track on two-track pavers. This system will accommodate most types of bars.

The photos below show the trailing form and manual bar inserter raised to position the machine to come off the header. And, when the slipforming begins, the trailing form is lowered and the manual bar insertion resumes.

 
This contractor in England slipformed 16,744 square yards (14,000 m2) of concrete on a taxiway and runway project at the Bradford Airport in Leeds.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 34.1.

A four-track GHP-2800 with the IDBI slipformed this new highway in the Yanbian Autonomous Region in China. A four-track GHP-2800 slipformed new runway in 24.6 feet (7.5 m) wide paving passes on the Pulkovo Airport near St. Petersburg, Russia.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 34.2.

Highway 81, a two-lane highway connecting Nebraska and Kansas, was slipformed with a GHP-2800 with IDBI. The 36 miles (58 km) of roadway was 29.5 foot (9 m) wide and 10 inches (254 mm) thick.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 31.2.

GOMACO's exclusive operating system technology allows our trimmers, placer/spreaders, and slipform pavers to be controlled by automated 3D machine-control systems, and not by stringline.

Paving passes were 980 feet (299 m) long and 20 feet (6.1 m) wide with the GHP-2800 on this United States Air Force runway project in Oman.

Read more about this project in GOMACO World 31.2.

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GOMACO World Stories

Runway Success on a Southern Florida International Airport - Archer Western Construction LLC

GOMACO Snapshots 43.1 - Baltimore, Maryland; Cash and Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; & Goldsboro, North Carolina

Bypass Paving with 3D GPS - Gehring Construction Company

GOMACO Snapshots 42.1 - Marengo, Illinois

Smoothest Concrete Pavement in the State of New York - Surianello General Concrete

THIS is a Paving Project– The I-15 CORE - Provo River Constructors

Stringline? 3D Paving Only for this Project Manager - Mannatt's Inc.

Quality Pavement at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport - Archer Western

Stringless Overlays Only Four Inches (102 mm) Thick with the GOMACO GHP-2800 - Concrete Foundations Inc.

Beating the IRI with Smooth Paving on an Ohio Highway - Shelly & Sands Inc.

Working Together To Achieve Ultimate Smoothness On An Iowa Highway - Manatt's Inc.

GOMACO Two-Track And Four-Track GHP-2800 Work Together For A Fast Completion Date - Hi-Way Paving

A GOMACO Paving Train Gets The Job Done With Or Without An IDBI - John Carlo Inc.

7728 Cubic Yards (5908 m3) One Day's Production Rate! - Walsh Construction Company

GOMACO Versatility Showcased On I-64 Project - Fred Weber, Inc., & Millstone Bangert, Inc.

Paving 99 Lane Miles (159 km) And Counting Without A Single Grind - Scruggs Company

GOMACO Pavers Turn A Kansas Fort White - Loch Sand & Construction Company, Smoky Hill L.L.C. & Permanent Paving Company

Superb Production On Indiana's SUPER 70 Project - E&B Paving

The Ayabe-Yokotani Tunnel Project - Kajima Road Company Ltd. & K-Con

Around The World 36.3 - Coco Paving

The First End-Around Is A Success All The Way Around - Archer Western Contractors

Around The World 36.1 - K-Con Company, Kajima Road Company Ltd., & Miller Paving Ltd.

34 Paving Passes For A GHP-2800 At The Charles de Gaulle International Airport - Betonac nv

Around The World 35.2 - CDS & Mukand, & Centrodorstroy

Paving The Dan Ryan Expressway - Walsh Construction Company

GHP-2800 Two-Track Paver Exceeds State Expectations - APAC-Tennessee Inc.

A Project Report From The Pulkovo Airport In St. Petersburg, Russia - Centrodorstroy JSCo.

A Paver As Efficient As The Company That Owns It - Gill Civil Engineering

If You Don't Change With The Times, You're Left Behind - Berns Construction

Around The World 34.1 - Jiangcheng Highway and Bridge Company

Two Project Managers... Two GOMACO Paving Trains... Only One Concrete Paving Award - E&B Paving, Inc.

Paving Ontario's Busiest Highway - Coco Paving

Quality & Innovation At The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport - Head Inc.

Slipforming A Fast Track At Martinsville Speedway - Ballenger Paving Division & APAC

Around The World 32.2 - Guangzhou, China

One Of The First Concrete Projects In Baja Paves With A First Of Its Kind Paver - Alta Ingenieria 2000

GHP-2800 Passes The Test For Japanese Airport - Toa Doro Kogyo Company, Ltd., and Taisei Rotec Corporation

The World's Quietest Paver Slipforms A New Quiet Roadway - Betonac nv

Slipforming London Heathrow's T5 Project In England - AMEC

Operation Enduring Freedom - RED HORSE Squadron, United States Air Force

Earning Bonus With An IDBI On Highway 81 - Werner Construction Company

GHP-2800 Chosen For Japanese Airport - Three Consortums Of Japanese Contractors, Including Taisei-Rotec

The Sky's The Limit - Kosmos Scientific & Production Company

GHP-2800 With IDBI: Paving Over A Mile A Day In Argentina - Alquimac S.R.L., Green S.A. and Rovella Carranza S.A. (UTE)

Around The World 30.3 - Kajima

Massive Road And Airport Projects Push New And Old Technology To The Limit - Ajax Paving Industries

Around The World 30.2 - Rovella-Carranza S.A., Green S.A. & Alquimaq S.R.L.

Finally Slipforming - Maktas A.S. & Yenigun Construction Company

33 Days - APAC-Georgia, Ballenger Paving & Southern Roadbuilders Concrete Paving

Radii, An Airport And The GHP-2800 - Salinas Construction, Inc.

AMEC & BAA - The Pavement Team - AMEC


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