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First double tees installed on Block 9 Parking Ramp in downtown Fargo

Block 9 Parking Structure Location: Fargo, ND General Contractor: McGough Construction Architect/Engineer: Collaborative Design Group, Inc. Owner: Block 9 Partners, LLC Description:  Block 9, is a $117 million dollar project consisting of an 18-story mixed use tower along with a total precast parking ramp in the heart of downtown Fargo, North Dakota. The 290,000-square-foot building… Read more »


Wright County Justice Center takes shape with more than 200 pieces of precast concrete

Wright County Justice Center Location: Buffalo, MN General Contractor: Contegrity Group, Inc. Architect/Engineer: BKV Group, Inc. Owner: Wright County Description:  Website Description: The new Justice Center is located with the existing Law Enforcement Center and jail for secure inmate transfer to courts. The 150,562 sq. ft. facility includes nine advanced-technology courtrooms. The building also features… Read more »


The new Austin Community Recreation Center boasts nearly 900 pieces of precast concrete

Austin Community Recreation Center Location: Austin, MN General Contractor: McGough Construction Architect: BWBR Architects Engineer: ERA Owner: City of Austin Description:  A new 10,000-square-foot community recreation center is taking over the former power plant.  Formed by the partnership of the City of Austin and the YMCA, and supported by Vision 2020, the new facility will… Read more »


Wells Concrete and Rocky Mountain Prestress Join to become One of the Top Precast Companies in the Country

MINNESOTA – Wells Concrete, one of the largest and most innovative precast solutions provider in the upper Midwest, announced today that it has acquired all significant business assets of Rocky Mountain Prestress, which has been an integral part of the Denver business community for 60 years. The joint venture, operating under the name of Wells… Read more »


Wells Fargo builds parking ramp to make room for workers at south Minneapolis campus with 326 pieces of precast concrete

Wells Fargo Ramp Location: Minneapolis, MN General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc. Architect: Ryan A+E Inc. Engineer: Walker Parking Consultants Owner: Wells Fargo Description:  Wells Fargo is building a $23 million parking structure next to its Midtown Minneapolis campus to serve 1,250 employees being relocated to the Phillips neighborhood offices.  Construction began in May 2018,… Read more »


Blue Earth County expansion project is on track to finish in early 2020

Blue Earth County Government Center Ramp Location: Mankato, MN General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect/Engineer: ISG Owner: Blue Earth County Description:  The Blue Earth County Government Center $22 million expansion project is on track to finish in early 2020, about seven months ahead of schedule. The county is embarking on the project to free up… Read more »

Partnership Academy’s preschool through 8th grade building on schedule for 2019-20 school year

Partnership Academy Location: Richfield, MN General Contractor: Schreiber Mullaney Construction Architect: RMD Architects Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: Partnership Academy Description:  Partnership Academy multi-year search for a permanent home is complete with the new construction for the 16-year-old charter school. The new building will house preschool through 8th grade programming. Construction will continue… Read more »


Construction begins on Minot’s enhanced flood protection

Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Location: Minot, ND General Contractor: Hight Construction, LLC Architect/Engineer: Ackerman-Estvold Owner: Souris River Joint Water Resources Board Description:  Construction began spring 2018 on the Minot portion of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project. It has taken years to get to this point. Efforts began in August 2011 when the… Read more »


A new prayer center emerges in Chaska – Sri Saibaba Mandir

Sri Saibaba Prayer Center Location: Chaska, MN General Contractor: Da Vinci Custom Homes Architect: Auromira Architects, LLC Engineer: Palanisami & Associates, Inc. (PAI) Owner: Sri Saibaba Mandir Description:  Just steps from Chaska’s western border, a mysterious turn lane leads to a newly paved road that ends in a farm field.  An amazing building is beginning… Read more »


NEW Sealant | Caulking Division at Wells

Wells’ sealant solution provides simple precautionary measures to ensure that buildings are sealed and long lasting. We can seal nearly any horizontal or vertical surface including parking lots, driveways, commercial floors, precast joints, CMU  joints, and dissimilar material joints.  Successful joint sealing requires meticulous design, precise sealant selection for your specific application, and painstaking application. When it comes… Read more »


Whitewater Ramp is looking great with 100,000 square feet of precast concrete

Whitewater Ramp Location: Minnetonka, MN General Contractor: Steiner Construction Services Architect: Edward Farr Architects Engineer: ERA Owner: RMR Group Description:  The Whitewater Ramp will increase an existing parking ramp from five levels to seven levels, the current leaseholder, United Health Group, has requested to reconfigure the interior of the building creating a denser office environment… Read more »


Official Launching of Slenderwall: Ready to Install

Our sales, engineering, and project management teams recently attended a 2-day training session to learn more about our newest product offering – SlenderWall.  This lighter weight architectural precast concrete/steel stud building wall panel system will provide incredible design versatility for our clients. The purpose of the training was to gain additional knowledge in order to… Read more »