E-Commerce Logistics Test Limits of Tilt-Up Construction

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"[T]he height limitation [for concrete tilt-up] has been overcome,” says Clayco’s Cannedy.

January 28, 2019
Jeff Rubenstone - Engineering News-Record

While “fulfillment centers” and other e-commerce logistic facilities drive a hot market for the manufacturing sector, traditional construction methods such as tilt-up concrete panels are being pushed to ever-greater heights. At a recent project in Tulsa, Okla., contractor Clayco oversaw installation of tilt-up composite panels that reached 81 ft in height, using an unusual brace and a lot of careful pre-planning.

Mr. Rubenstone may be contacted at rubenstonej@enr.com



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