Mass Concrete Consulting

Our Capabilities

Structures classified as mass concrete are found in many concrete projects.  Mass concrete presents unique technical and schedule challenges.  Engaging a knowledgeable mass concrete consultant early in a project can provide you with significant time and cost savings.
MJ2 Consulting staff have provided guidance and assistance for over 800 mass concrete projects throughout North America and the world.  We've had the privilege to play a part in the construction of some of the world's most iconic civil engineering structures.
MJ2 Consulting is capable the following services related to mass concrete:

  • Development of concrete mixtures with a low adiabatic temperature rise
  • 2-D and 3-D thermal analysis
  • 2-D and 3-D thermal stress analysis
  • Mass concrete thermal control plans/temperature control plans
  • Development of alternative specification limits for mass concrete
  • Design of cooling pipe systems, including chillers

Representative Projects

Just a sampling of projects our staff have worked on are below:

  

Bridges

  • TappanZee Bridge, I278, NY
  • Goethals Bridge, I287, NY
  • Benicia-Martinez Bridge, I580, near Oakland, CA
  • San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, I80, CA
  • Port Mann Bridge, Vancouver, BC
  • Galena Creek Bridge, I580, Reno, NV
  • Woodrow Wilson Bridge, I95, Washington DC
  • SR520 Floating Bridge, Seattle, WA
  • Kanawha River Bridge, I64, Charleston, WV


Tunnels

  • Boston Big Dig, I90/93, MA
  • East End Tunnel, Louisville, KY
  • Midtown Tunnel, Norfolk, VA
  • TexRail Project, Fort Worth, TX


Hydropower and Dams

  • Holtwood Hydrostation, PA
  • Wanapum Dam, WA
  • Rainbow Dam, MT
  • Keeyask Hydrostation, MB
  • Ruskin Dam, Vancouver, BC
  • Folsom Dam Upgrades (various contracts), CA
  • Mississippi River Lock 22/25 Expansion Study (NESP), IL
  • Olmstead Lock and Dam, KY
  • Charleroi Lock, WV


Buildings

  • Wilshire Grand Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Salesforce Tower, San Francisco, CA
  • World Trade Center, New York City, NY
  • Trump Tower, Chicago, IL
  • Tower Palace III, Seoul, South Korea
  • Austin Public Library, Austin, TX


Facilities

  • GIWW Pump Station and Gate Structure, LA
  • Hibernia Drilling Platform, North Atlantic Ocean
  • Jamaraat Bridge, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Electric Boat Graving Dock, Groton, CT
  • McCook Reservoir TARP Gate Structure, IL
  • Pavaho Pump Station, Dallas, TX