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Bayport Container Yard Project Featured In ACPA

Roller Compacted Concrete-Industrial (GOLD) Bayport Container Yard VI South, Seabrook (Houston), TX Contractor: AG Peltz Group, LLC Owner: Port of Houston Authority Engineer: LAN Engineering As the nation’s largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the nation, […]

RCC Roadway Project Featured in ACPA Magazine

The Benefits of RCC Road Pavement The American Concrete Pavement Association featured an article on the use of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) on a recent project for the Alabama Department of Transportation. “RCC is the Right Choice for Busy Interstate Exchange” by Sheryl S. Jackson highlights how RCC provides the necessary […]

Bringing Home Awards

American Concrete Paving Association’s Annual Year-End Banquet For the last 28 years, the ACPA “Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards” have honored quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and Canada. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship in every concrete pavement project and serves as a forum for sharing project […]

Roller Compacted Concrete over Soil Cement under Accelerated Loading

Introduction Roller compacted concrete (RCC) is broadly defined as a stiff, low-water concrete that is mixed and paver-paved at a no-slump consistency and then compacted with vibratory rollers. RCC has similar strength properties and consists of the same basic ingredients as conventional concrete—well-graded aggregates, cementitious materials, and water—but has different […]

RCC Pavement: The Life of Your Product

The United States imports over $90 Billion worth of goods per year. The distribution of these products depends on the railways and roads that crisscross the country. The path of products is only as strong as the links, which is why the major distribution centers have a pavement investment in […]

Roller Compacted Concrete: The Best of Both Worlds

Roller compacted concrete is strong, durable, and has a high load capacity. It’s trusted by so many companies that there are 25 million square miles of it in the US! They make up state highways, class-1 railroads, large port facilities, and even local roads. If you’re looking for the ease […]

Roller-Compacted Concrete Provides Long-Lasting Durability on Crossgate Road in Port Wentworth, Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has placed thousands of square yards of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) over the past several years, primarily on shoulders of Georgia interstates. In fact, a recent nationwide survey by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) showed that Georgia has placed more RCC than any other state transportation department in the country. Last fall, GDOT […]

Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavement Project Explorer

The American Concrete Paving Associates (ACPA) is a firm supporter of Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavements. The ACPA’s National Explorer provides an interactive listing of many of the highest profile RCC projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  AG Peltz Group leads the way with 49 projects shown by […]

The RCC Pavement Council

About US Founded in 2014, The RCC Pavement Council is an industry trade association representing the interest of those involved with the construction of Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements. The RCC Pavement Council represents approximately 25 member companies and includes RCC contractors, equipment suppliers, materials suppliers, and pavement engineers. The RCC Pavement […]

Drone Footage of RCC Paving at Intermodal Facility

Roller Compacted Concrete Paving for Wylie Intermodal Container Handling Facility. Project consisted of both dual lift and single lift RCC paving with two ARAN plants on-site for mixing and multiple high-density ABG paving machines. AG Peltz mixed close to 100,000 cubic yards of RCC Pavement.

AG Peltz Summer GDOT RCC Project

In the summer of 2016, AG Peltz Group, LLC will place roller compacted concrete for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) on a section of Crossgate Road in Port Wentworth, GA The roadway is GDOT’s inaugural project to utilize roller compacted concrete as a final riding surface on a state […]

AG Peltz: Rolling out new applications for RCC throughout the Southeast

Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) was once a niche paving system primarily used in military construction projects, but in the last five years RCC applications have emerged and the market opportunities for RCC have grown significantly. RCC is made of the same basic ingredients as conventional concrete – cement, water and […]

State Transportation Using More RCC Pavement

Andrew Johnson, PhD, PE, Pavement Design | Engineer, Portland Cement Association – Southeast Region With tight budgets and fluctuating commodity prices, state and local highway agencies are turning more and more to Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) pavement as a paving alternative. RCC is ideal for situations where high strength, rapid construction, and […]