GOMACO World Index --- GOMACO World 42.1 - November 2014


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Old meets new on a 104 foot (31.7 m) wide skewed bridge deck project in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as an old style GOMACO C-450 finisher with overhead truss works side-by-side with a new C-450 that has transitional framework.




Commander III

A four-track Commander III with a sidemounted mold slipforms tight-clearance sidewalk in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.




Commander III

The GOMACO Commander III is at work slipforming 52 miles (83.7 m) of barrier wall along the Moscow-St. Petersburg Motorway in Russia.





A four-track GP-2400 slipforms a county highway in Montgomery, Indiana, utilizing Trimble 3D guidance.





A GOMACO GT-3600 slipforms a six foot (1.8 m) wide, 10 inch (254 mm) thick swale curb in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.





F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen and Associates, LLC., is working on the I-90 westbound reconstruction and widening project in Marengo, Illinois, with their GOMACO GHP-2800 with IDBI. 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. On August 27, 2014, they achieved a record-setting day for their company. The details are listed below:

GHP-2800 paving width: 26 foot (7.9 m)

Two-lift pavement: 8.25 inch (210 mm) thick black rock ternary concrete and a top layer of three inch (76 mm) thick Illinois Department of Transportation Class PV concrete

Length of paving day: 14.5 hours

Total amount of concrete paved: 5505 linear feet (1678 m), 5370 cubic yards (4106 m3)

IDBI placed: 8418 dowel bars for 366 transverse joints

Side bar inserter placed: 2752 tie bars

Front-mounted bar inserter placed: 2202 tie bars

PrI on Zero-Blanking Band: 22.2 inches per mile (0.35 m/km)

IRI: 64.7 inches per mile (1 m/km)

14 day concrete strengths: 4496 psi for black rock and 6625 psi for the PV concrete

Dowel placement MIT scan results showed zero defects

Tie bar pull tests resulted in zero failures






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