Walbridge CEO John Rakolta, Jr. - Distinguished Warrior
Concrete
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Concrete

 

With more than 30 years of concrete industry experience, Walbridge Concrete Services (WCS) is a full-service, self-performing concrete company that consistently exceeds customer expectations.

WCS knows that a project’s success begins with a safe, strong and quality foundation that's built to exacting standards by a team with skills acquired through years of experience. With its “whole project” perspective, WCS provides clients with innovative and cost-effective installations that meet all scheduling demands at the best price.

By putting quality work in place safely, WCS has created a track record of successful project performance and a lengthy list of repeat clients. Working safely at all times is a commitment made by all WCS team members. As a result of this commitment, The American Society of Concrete Contractors has recognized WCS for its outstanding safety performance.

The unit finishes millions of square feet of floor slabs each year. Its area of expertise is in specialty floors requiring shake hardeners, steel fibers, liquid hardeners and super-flat floors.

WCS’s list of services includes:

  • Foundations
  • Walls and piers
  • Concrete-supported slabs / flatwork
  • Architectural concrete
  • Selective demolition
  • Field engineering (layout)
  • Technical support for construction management and general contracting projects

Project Examples

Detroit Metropolitan Airport North Tunnel

Part of constructing a new six-lane tunnel included placing 21,000 cubic yards of concrete within a single 24-hour period. WCS set a world record for the largest concrete slab pour.

Jacksonville Naval Air Station Helicopter Hangar

WCS provided foundations for a new hangar, shop, and office space for the Navy’s largest helicopter hangar (totaling more than 200,000 square feet), located at Jacksonville (Fla.) Naval Air Station.

Toyota Blue Springs Manufacturing Complex

Approximately 2.2 million square feet of slabs and a total of 54,000 cubic yards of concrete were placed at this auto manufacturing complex in Mississippi.

U.S. Army 5th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Complex

WCS performed concrete services at this complex in Ft. Stewart, Ga., including slab-on-grade / foundations, 36 acres of hardstand paving, concrete roads and sidewalks – totaling approximately 60,000 cubic yards. Click to learn more about this project

Testimonial

“Our staff here at Graycor Harrell would like to thank you and your people for their effort on our Ed Weld project. We understand and appreciate the hurdles that you faced and overcame to maintain, and even beat, our aggressive schedule.”
Thomas Kummer
General Superintendent
Graycor

Membership

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

  • ACI Certified Flatwork Finishers
  • ACI 117 - Tolerances
  • ACI 302 – International Committee – Concrete Floors
  • ACI 347 - Formwork
  • ACI C640 – Flatwork Finishers Certification
  • ACI Construction Liaison Committee

Awards

W. Burr Bennett Award for Safety Excellence, American Society of Concrete Contractors (2010) - Category: Contractor logging more than 250,000 work hours in one year without a lost-time accident

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