Project Achievement Award

17Aug 2017

University Region’s Lansing TSC was recognized at the Aug. 17 Operations Executive Staff meeting for receiving the American Concrete Pipe Association award for their quick and professional work in an emergency repair of two culverts on M-43 near Grand Ledge. Last summer, shoulder failure on M-43 prompted inspectors to investigate the condition of 70-year-old culverts […]

11Aug 2017

Purpose: To recognize agencies which have demonstrated creative and innovative accomplishments through projects that have been designed utilizing precast concrete pipe or boxes. Promote public awareness of the activities and contributions of public agencies and the ACPA and its members. Eligibility: Any member agency of AASHTO may enter this Award Program. Agencies and ACPA members […]

15Jul 2017

Aging MDOT Cast-in-Place Culvert Replaced with Precast Bill Washabaugh, Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc. Will Thompson, P.E., Lansing Transportation Service Center Manager Michigan Department of Transportation An aging three-sided cast-in-place (7-foot x 7-foot) box culvert constructed in 1946 under M-43, west of Grand Ledge, MI was compromised by degradational scour, which undermined its foundation and footings. […]

07Sep 2016

Purpose: To recognize state DOT Departments and leaders which have demonstrated creative and innovative accomplishments through projects that have been designed utilizing precast concrete pipe or boxes. Promote public awareness of the activities and contributions of state DOTs and the ACPA and its members. Eligibility: Any state DOT may enter this Award Program. State DOT’s and […]

16Aug 2016

DelDOT Program to Replace Corrugated Metal Pipes with RCP Alternative By Jason Hastings, Bridge Design Engineer Delaware Department of Transportation Since the early 2000s, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has been focused on replacing aging and corroding corrugated metal pipe culverts throughout the state. DelDOT defines a state-length bridge as a structure with a hydraulic opening […]

11Jun 2015

Purpose: To recognize state DOT Departments and leaders which have demonstrated creative and innovative accomplishments through projects that have been designed utilizing precast concrete pipe or boxes. Promote public awareness of the activities and contributions of state DOTs and the ACPA and its members. Eligibility: Any state DOT may enter this Award Program. State DOT’s and […]

25Mar 2015

Every Minute Counts: Accelerated Bridge Construction in the Fast Lane By Jim Washabaugh, Sales Manager Northern Concrete Pipe Inc. The new precast concrete box culvert/bridge on Michigan’s M-142 over Phillip Drain exemplifies Accelerated Precast Construction (APC) to quickly replace culverts and small bridges in ways emulating ABC (Accelerated Bridge Construction). The award-winning M-142 project in 2014 called for removal of […]