Concrete

Society
11:34 am
Wed June 13, 2012

New Concrete Developed in Ky. Could Save Lives

Researchers at the University of Kentucky and a Georgetown company have developed a quick-setting concrete that could help engineers and first responders stabilize structures in emergency situations. The product is called Tekcrete Fast.

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The Bridge
4:06 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Bridge Work Continues

Workers secure replacement span

As some workers secure the new span of US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge on its piers, other are preparing for the next phase of bridge repair. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd says they will soon be pouring concrete for the road bed. Todd says workers are hustling to finish repairs...

"At this point so far as we know we’re still on schedule to have it done by Memorial Day. The contractor will be working around the clock to finish out the steel work, put in rebar and get it ready for the concrete."