Inspection Results Prove 85-Year-Old Reinforced Concrete Pipe  Remains in Serviceable Condition
January 19, 2021

Inspection Results Prove 85-Year-Old Reinforced Concrete Pipe Remains in Serviceable Condition

Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) is known for its inherently long service life that is unmatched by alternative products. Engineered and manufactured to get stronger with time, RCP continues to prov...
Colored Ready-Mix Concrete Revitalizes Historic Downtown Paying Homage to Local Mascot
October 30, 2020

Colored Ready-Mix Concrete Revitalizes Historic Downtown Paying Homage to Local Mascot

County Materials was scheduled to deliver ready-mix concrete for a downtown revitalization project, when unexpected damage to existing sanitary sewage infrastructure was revealed during preliminar...
Box Culvert Installation Aides in Purdue University Aerospace District Expansion
September 30, 2020

Box Culvert Installation Aides in Purdue University Aerospace District Expansion

Purdue University continues to develop its Aerospace Discovery Park District near the campus in West Lafayette, IN. The district houses Purdue’s internationally recognized aviation and aeronauti...
Construction Speed and Weather Are Factors for Specifying Precast Concrete Boxes Over Cast-In-Place
December 22, 2020

Construction Speed and Weather Are Factors for Specifying Precast Concrete Boxes Over Cast-In-Place

As traffic in the St. Louis, MO area continued to increase and sections of both the nearby Meramec River Bridge and its adjacent corridor began to deteriorate, the Missouri Department of Transport...
Developers Switch to Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Reap Structural and Costs Benefits
October 22, 2020

Developers Switch to Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Reap Structural and Costs Benefits

When a storm water management project plan left the material choice to the discretion of the contractor, Northwest Asphalt had an important decision to make. Initially, the contractor planned to u...
County Materials Hosts Plant Tour with IKO Pipe Association and INDOT
September 27, 2020

County Materials Hosts Plant Tour with IKO Pipe Association and INDOT

During Concrete Pipe Week, County Materials’ Maxwell operation hosted the Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio Concrete Pipe Association (IKO) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) officials for a...
Construction Speed and Weather Are Factors for Specifying Precast Concrete Boxes Over Cast-In-Place
December 11, 2020

Construction Speed and Weather Are Factors for Specifying Precast Concrete Boxes Over Cast-In-Place

The effect of increasing traffic demands on aged infrastructure prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to initiate an expansive three-year reconstruction project that would imp...
The Benefits of Using Precast Concrete for Offsite Construction
October 7, 2020

The Benefits of Using Precast Concrete for Offsite Construction

Offsite construction allows for substantial time and costs savings. This practice refers to the planning, designing, manufacturing, and inspecting of precast concrete products prior to delivery. B...
County Materials’ Roberts Pipe Facility Hosts Innovative Drive-Through Plant Tour  To Recognize Concrete Pipe Week 2020
September 10, 2020

County Materials’ Roberts Pipe Facility Hosts Innovative Drive-Through Plant Tour To Recognize Concrete Pipe Week 2020

County Materials joined fellow industry leaders to celebrate Concrete Pipe Week 2020 from August 16th – 22nd. This industry initiative serves to create a greater awareness of the vital role rein...
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