GOMACO World Index
GOMACO World 36.2 - July 2008

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Facts and Figures for Reaches Two and Three of the All-American Canal

10 miles (16.1 km) of canal slipform paving

2.5 months to assemble all of the various pieces of equipment on site

  • 20 truckloads of GOMACO equipment, 13 truckloads for the Kobelco crane,
  • 10 truckloads for canal trimmer, plus miscellaneous other trucks, lifting equipment, and supplies

5 million cubic yards (3,822,774 m3) of material excavated

95,000 cubic yards (72,633 m3) of concrete paved four inches (102 mm) thick

8 articulated dump trucks with 40 ton hauling capacity made over 4000 trips to get all of the concrete to the RTP-500

One GOMACO RTP-500 placed all 95,000 cubic yards (72,633 m3) of concrete

Water stop joints every 15 feet (4.6 m), both longitudinal and transverse

  • 464,600 feet (141,610 m) of water stop material inserted longitudinally
  • 494,000 feet (150,571 m) inserted transversely
  • Total: 958,600 feet (292,181 m) or 182 miles (293 km) of water stop material
  • 2000 feet (610 m) of material per reel = 480 reels of material used
  • Reels weigh 300 pounds (136 kg) each = 144,000 pounds (65,318 kg) of material

7,040 transverse joints placed by water stop machine


 

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