Would you clean your house with a toothbrush?

Would you clean your house with a toothbrush? Of course not! Ben explains why using a push broom to clean a #precast #concrete plant is just as hard, especially with silica dust.  

Superior High School gets an academic wing and other renovations

Superior High School Location: Superior, WI General Contractor: Kraus Anderson – Duluth Architect/Engineer: LHB Owner: School District of Superior Description: This project includes an addition of an academic wing, an auxiliary gym, administration offices, media center, cafeteria, commercial kitchen and a commons area. Other renovations will improve functionality for students, staff and guests at the… Read more »

Hmong College Ramp

Hmong College Ramp Location: St. Paul, MN General Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Kodet Architects Engineer: Mattson MacDonald Young Owner: Hmong Education Reform Company Description:  Wells Concrete is providing 132 pieces of precast concrete (double tees, wall panels, columns and beams) in a smooth finish for this project. For more information about this project, contact Rick… Read more »

Beautiful Savior Church

Beautiful Savior Church Location: Plymouth, MN General Contractor: Kinghorn Construction Architect: Cuningham Group Engineer: Reigstad & Associates Owner: Beautiful Savior Church Description:  Wells Concrete provided 143 pieces of precast concrete with thin brick and acid etch finishes for this project. One level of hollow-core planks: 74 pieces, 8,000 SF., and wall panels: 55 pieces, 15,000… Read more »

Delano High School gets some upgrades

Delano High School Location: Delano, MN General Contractor: Breitbach Construction Company Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers Engineer: BKBM Engineers Owner: ISD #879 Description:  Wells Concrete provided 183 pieces of precast concrete for the auditorium/fitness area and diving well area: wall panels, insulated wall panels, hollowcore, and columns with acid etch and water wash finishes. For… Read more »

Are you ready for the Great MN Get Together? We are!

MN State Fair Grandstand Elevator Addition Location: St. Paul, MN General Contractor: Maertens-Brenny Construction Architect: TKDA Engineer: TKDA Owner: MN State Fair Description:  Over the past few months, the Minnesota fairgrounds got $8 million worth of improvements, including the long-anticipated addition of an elevator on the west side of the historic Grandstand and a new… Read more »

Old Dominion gets some concrete flair

Old Dominion 6666 Location: Bismarck, ND General Contractor: Furst Construction Co., Inc. Architect: AE Urbia Engineer: J.M. Williams & Associates Owner: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Description:  Wells Concrete provided 72 pieces of precast concrete wall panels with a form face finish for this project. Note the decorative entrance panel that was cast-in for some… Read more »

Health Partners gets a parking boost

Health Partners Ramp Location: Bloomington, MN General Contractor: McGough Architect: BWBR Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates Owner: McGough Description:    This new eight-story (1 story below grade, 7 stories above grade) total precast parking ramp structure has 1,666 parking stalls to serve the Health Partners office tower and future development within Bloomington Central Station (BCS).… Read more »

Oltman Middle School is moving!

Oltman Middle School Location: Cottage Grove, MN General Contractor: Kraus Anderson Construction Architect: Architects Rego + Youngquist Engineer: Innovative Structural Solutions Owner: South Washington County ISD #833 Description:  Oltman Middle School is moving onto 57 acres and into a new building in Cottage Grove. The new Middle School will accommodate as many as 1,100 students… Read more »

The new ramp in Wayzata is looking sharp

Mill Street Parking Location: Wayzata, MN General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Architect: HGA Engineer: Walker Parking Consultants Owner: City of Wayzata Description: The City of Wayzata is building a 385-stall public parking structure in the parking lot at Mill Street East and Broadway Avenue to provide for current and future parking needs in the… Read more »

It’s Magic!

Dakota Magic Casino Location: Hankinson, ND General Contractor: PCL Construction Services, Inc. Architect: LIA Fargo Engineer: Heyer Engineering Owner: Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Description: In order to make space for additional machines and to provide visitors with more room, the Dakota Magic Casino is finally nearing the end of a long-term expansion project. The majority of the new space… Read more »