Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC) Case Histories

Georgia’s Port of Savannah Chooses Roller-Compacted Concrete For Its Ocean Terminal Expansion

In the fourth quarter of 2012, the Georgia Port Authority elected to expand the capabilities of its Ocean Terminal off the banks of the Savannah River in Savannah, Georgia, and provide more storage for the loading and offloading of medium duty cargo.


Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC) Rescues Failed Truck Route in Chester, South Carolina

In 1974, when the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) built the J.A. Cochran Bypass in an undeveloped area around Chester, South Carolina, minimal traffic used the route. Today, the bypass serves as a major truck route shortcut between two interstates and connects to Chester’s main shopping area, all making it the second busiest road in Chester County.


Local Dry-Batch Ready Mix Operation Provides Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavement for Tennessee School     

Local NRMCA member Sequatiche Concrete Services provided roller‐compacted concrete (RCC) paving material for the new Marion County Regional Institute of Technical Excellence in Kimball, Tennessee. 

Roller-Compacted Cement Placement Continues at Volkswagen Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Automakers have used roller-compacted cement (RCC) for its low cost, high construction speed, high strength and low maintenance in parking areas and access roads. The latest example is the use RCC is Volkswagen at a plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Consultant Picks RCC for Honda Plant in Lincoln, Alabama

The job called for a pavement that could economically cover large areas of at least 10 acres, and hold up to heavy-duty abuse from large equipment.

Roller-Compacted Concrete is Pavement of Choice for Maine Paper Mill

A hard surface would be necessary to keep the new equipment in a clean environment to improve the operating efficiency and lower maintenance costs.


Roller-Contracted Concrete Provides Strong Platform for Quebec Recycling Facility

Roller-compacted concrete is often the material of choice for this type of application because of its high strength and durability, and large areas can be constructed with significant cost savings.

Columbus Embraces Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavement

The City of Columbus, Ohio, and nearby municipalities, have experienced a rapid growth in recent years in the use of roller-compacted concrete for their city streets.

Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavement Provides Performance and Economy at Denver International Airport

The Denver International Airport (DIA) Concourse C RON Project used 20,862 square yards of eight-inch roller-compacted concrete for pavement adjacent to the concourse apron areas. These are areas excess snow from around the DIA concourses is piled during heavy snow events.


Tough Duty for Roller-Compacted Concrete

Fort Carson, the army’s mountain post located outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the latest military facility to utilize rolled-compacted concrete pavements at its facilities. As part of an expansion program at the post, RCC is being used to pave the tank hardstands of several new maintenance facilities, as well as a 1.6 mile tank trail.

Georgia Department of Transportation Rolls out Roller-Compacted Concrete on Interstate Shoulders

The speed of construction, durability, and economy offered by roller-compacted concrete pavement are attributes that made it a long-term solution for GDOT pavement management.


Roller-Compacted Concrete Proves its Versatility with the SCDOT

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) recently witnessed the versatility of roller-compacted concrete  along US-78 near Charleston. To repair a heavily rutted five-lane section, the SCDOT decided to use a semi-rigid pavement system composed of two inches asphalt surface and10 inches of RCC as a base to repair the roadway and eliminate any future rutting.