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Wabo® Air-Inflated at Upper Boat Bridge, Cardiff

In November 2018 RAB replaced four expansion joints at Upper Boat Bridge which had already previously, and very recently, failed twice. The client had originally specified a Type 6 EMR metal runner joint, which is expensive and time consuming to install but offers excellent longevity and movement capabilities. After discussions with RAB's joint design [...]

2021-01-04T11:58:51+00:00October 13th, 2020|UK Projects|

Tesla Gigafactory

Download the case study A custom Wabo® solution for a revolutionary facility If you ever decide to rock down to Electric Avenue in Sparks, NV, you'll stumble upon Tesla’s first Gigafactory, which broke ground in 2014. This state-of-the-art facility incorporates revolutionary robotics in the assembling and manufacturing of Tesla car battery systems. [...]

2020-03-25T09:37:21+00:00January 24th, 2020|Global Projects|

Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco

Download the case study Caltrans and WBA link up for iconic bridge In 2003, plans were initiated to design and construct a new bridge to replace the entire eastern section of Interstate 80 that connects San Francisco to Oakland. In planning for the replacement of the Bay Bridge expansion joints, the California Transportation [...]

2020-03-25T09:42:04+00:00January 24th, 2020|Global Projects|

Miami Beach Convention Centre

Download the case study Rapid Responsiveness & Flexibility Large renovation projects entail large unknowns. As construction crews uncover issues, contractors and manufacturers must adjust to new requirements and timelines. Such is the case with Miami Beach Convention Centre's massive $615 million renovation, which began in 2015. Watson Bowman Acme became involved with [...]

2020-03-04T14:46:15+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Download the case study Top designers collaborate for a next-level stadiumAmbitious, innovative, and wholly-unique, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium was designed to set a new benchmark in stadium builds. Watson Bowman Acme worked closely with established construction and engineering teams, as well as respected design firms like HOK, to meet the project’s challenging build requirements [...]

2020-03-25T09:54:04+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

Download the case study Wabo® brand expansion joints rise to the challenges of this unique structure Sitting 900ft above the Colorado River, this four-lane arch bridge, officially named the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, is the first concrete-and-steel composite arch bridge built in the U.S. It has the widest concrete arch in the [...]

2020-03-25T11:12:36+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|

Holtekamp Bridge

Download the case study WBA and PT Magdatama collaborate on Indonesian infrastructure project Nestled in the easternmost province of Indonesia, just outside the Papua region's capital city of Jayapura, lies Holtekamp Bridge. The brand new 732-meter structure, a key component of the 4,325 km Trans-Papua Highway, holds the title as the largest [...]

2020-03-25T11:20:18+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|

Goethals Bridge

Download the case study Historic bridge gets leading edge WBA treatment Constructed in 1928, the original Goethals Bridge endured for decades as a critical piece of New York and New Jersey infrastructure until increasing traffic demand, new bridge standards and modernising transportation rendered the structure obsolete. In 2018, construction [...]

2020-03-25T11:24:24+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|

Dumbarton Bridge

Download the case study Retrofit leads to collaborative Seismic Innovation Twenty-six years after its completed construction, the Dumbarton Bridge in San Francisco, CA, which connects the City of Fremont to the Cities of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, was due for an upgrade. Because of its location, the California Department of [...]

2020-03-25T11:33:53+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Global Projects|
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