Jeff R. Riesberg

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Concrete Courthouse Presents Shoring Challenges

Topped out in May 1997, the $97 million Charles Evans Whittaker U.S. Courthouse in Kansas City, Mo., is already being called one of the city's most impressive landmarks. The 587,000-square-foot C-shaped concrete-frame building was built using 20-inch-deep by 66-inch-wide pan forms, with joists and beams that clear span up to 50 feet. The structure required more than 4,500 tons of reinforcing steel and 46,000 cubic yards of concrete. Read more

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