Air Structure Protection of Cold Weather Concreting


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Title: Air Structure Protection of Cold Weather Concreting

Author(s): Alfred R. Mangus

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 22-27

Keywords: cold weather construction; concrete construction; inflatable structures; protection; Construction

Date: 10/1/1988

Cast-in-place concrete construction can be a problem in cold weather. However, a contracting firm found that using an air structure to protect this type of construction was an economical solution. Not only did it create a comfortable working environment, but it was a movable structure that was used on two separate jobs owned by the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility.