About the Customer
Company: Gilchrist Construction Company
Project Location: Kenner, Louisiana
Formwork Specialist – Memphis
AJ Shipman, EFCO Sr. Territory Manager
Mark McCarty, EFCO Sr. Field Supervisor
Jeremiah Curley, EFCO Engineer
Delta “Champagne Glass” shaped columns which included architectural reveals on both column formwork faces
Formwork Column Caps
Monolithically poured with the column caps
Column cap radial soffits have custom tapered (12″ to 6″ (300 mm to 150 mm)) fillet corners
Heavy Traffic Area
The project location is a very limited right of way in the middle of an active interstate with heavy traffic volume and congestion
PE Stamped Formwork Drawings
Louisiana PE stamped formwork drawings and calculations, architectural concrete finish and wind load bracing requirements
Gilchrist Construction Co., LLC is on schedule for the $125M design build interchange located at Loyola Drive and Interstate 10 in Kenner, Louisiana. The Louisiana DOTD project includes two elevated flyover ramps connecting Interstate 10 to the newly built Louis Armstrong International Airport.
Varying Dimensions, Only One Product
The PLATE GIRDER® formwork system used for this project was configured to handle varying concrete dimensions.
Easy Assemble & Re-Assembly
It was also designed to be cycled through the project with minimal re-assembly or shipping of additional system components.