Court Avenue in Bellefontaine, Ohio was the site of a major milestone for the concrete industry in the state of Ohio and nationally. The street, the oldest concrete street still in use in America, had its 125th anniversary.
The street was visited by 75 concrete engineers and researchers as a precursor to a four-day annual conference in Columbus of researchers and professional engineers from 30 states:
“The more I research this the more significant it becomes,” said Mark Pardi, a professional engineer with Ohio Concrete. “It shows the importance of pharmacists then. They were the scientists that experimented and created new formulas.”