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Project Profiles:
The Central Artery Project
"The Big Dig"

Project: The Fort Point Channel Section of the Central Artery Project
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Product: ADVA® Superplasticizer
Concrete Supplier: Bardon Trimount

The Challenge . . .

The Central Artery Tunnel Project is North America's largest construction project. In the Fort Point Channel section of this massive project, tunnel sections are constructed in a confined casting platform under tight specifications. Constructing these segments requires a need to control the heat of hydration, limit mix temperature and curtail thermal shrinkage cracking.

The Solution . . .

ADVA Superplasticizer helps manage these issues and provides high strength, workability and finishability in a wide range of applications throughout the project.


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