R&D Laboratory – Austin, TX

Project Description An R&D laboratory, located in Austin, TX, specified fibers be used in a new overlay project. The engineer chose FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers for this 6,000 sq/ft project with a dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. The overlay for this project has a layer of copper mesh embedded in the concrete. This was a […]

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GDOT Concrete Overlay – Milledgeville, GA

Project Description The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) specified fibers be used in a 3-inch concrete overlay on U.S. Route 441 and Roberson Mill Road. GDOT chose to use fiber reinforced concrete to resurface this road instead of asphalt because the current asphalt was rutting and shoving from the traffic starting and stopping at the […]

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Wittenberg Old Fieldhouse – Springfield, OH

Project Description Wittenberg College is renovating the 100-year-old fieldhouse in Springfield, OH and specified FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers to be used on the floor. For this job they are laying a concrete slab-on-ground and a new wooden gym floor will then be laid over the top to bring back the look of the old fieldhouse. […]

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I-84 Bridges – Baker City, OR

Project Description The bridges on I-84 at Pleasant Valley and Alder Creek needed demolished and reconstructed. Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) chose to use FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fibers for this 2,000-cu yd project with a fiber dosage of 5.0 lb/cu yd. This was the first use of FORTA-FERRO by ODOT. The intended overlay that was […]

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Thorncreek Golf Course – Thornton, CO

Project Description After investing over $7 million for renovations at Thorncreek Golf course in Thornton, CO, it was still left with a 92,000 sq ft asphalt parking lot that had been neglected for years. Budgets and time frame for construction were both limited, so the engineers on the project demonstrated that a concrete overlay, reinforced […]

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Highway 25 – Lewiston, MN

Project Description Based on their investigation of previous successful fiber-reinforced concrete overlay projects, engineers from Winona County opted to engage a last-minute change-order for the County Road 25 project to include macro synthetic fiber reinforcement. The project involved 7 mi of 5 in thick concrete overlay on deteriorated asphalt with two-way 12 ft lanes and […]

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Bicycle Path- Fryslan, Netherlands

Project Description Thin concrete overlays have become a cost-effective and durable option for the repair of major roadways and small-scale paving projects around the world. Paving contractor Schagen Infra B.V. of Hasselt, Netherlands, chose to place concrete in the 700 m (2,300 ft) long bicycle lane project along Highway 355 between Leeuwarden and Tytsjerk, Netherlands […]

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Highway 63- Rochester, MN

Project Description The FORTA-FERRO macro synthetic fiber was used on the first fiber-reinforced concrete overlay in the State of Minnesota for the Highway 63 rehabilitation project from Zumbro Falls to Rochester. The 5″ thick overlay covered 12 1/2 miles of state highway over a severely deteriorated asphalt surface. In this project, Croell Inc. used an […]

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State Route 9

Description Indiana Department of Transportation specified macro synthetic fiber reinforcement for the State Route 9 concrete overlay project near Shelbyville, IN. The 12-mile project required 4 1/2 in of fiber -reinforced concrete over scarified asphalt at a fiber dosage of 4.0 lb/cu yd. Paving contractor Milestone LLC of Indianapolis, IN, selected the FORTA-FERRO ONE® macro […]

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Brookshire Park

Project Description FORTA-FERRO® was used to reinforce a 30,000 sq. ft. bonded concrete overlay in Brookshire Park. The 3” thick fiber reinforced concrete overlay was placed over an existing asphalt parking lot without tearing it out. The previous asphalt pavement was too level and did not support sloping for proper drainage. The City of Thornton used […]

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