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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Unique Roof Construction at Dulle Airport
Author(s): James B. Lyttle
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 835-852
Abstract:Construction of the terminal building and tower for the Dulles International Airport serving Washington, D. C., is described. The roof of the terminal building, a special feature of this protect, was constructed of precast lightweight concrete slabs on cables strung between the exterior supports. Two-foot beams were cast in place between bands of precast slabs when slabs and reinforcement were in place.
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