Vent Building Four
Boston, MA United States | 2002
Over 420 tons of hot-dip galvanized steel was used in the tight schedule construction of the aqueduct. Located in an environment of high humidity and rainfall, the hot-dip galvanized structural steel and fasteners were used in the structural supports for the 10.5 miles of pipeline.
Hot-dip galvanizing was the logical choice for both economics and long-term performance.
The structural supports, specifically designed to reduce the seismic load on the aqueduct, won a structural engineering design award for innovativeness. The hot-dip galvanized supports replaced supports that corroded and ultimately lead to the redesign. To avoid the extremely high shutdown costs associated with repairs, hot-dip galvanizing was the logical choice for both economics and long-term performance.
Water & Marine
Oakland, CA United States
Structural steel parts including channels, tubing, plate angles and fasteners.
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Los Angeles Galvanizing Co.
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