Summarize the project's program, features, and achievements: The Credit Union of Colorado project involved unique elements, including three-story panels and non-uniform Formliner. The significant panel height required specific safety considerations to provide sufficient support and speed. Our team navigated complications with the slab on grade that accelerated the tilt-up process. Another logistical challenge was tilting the panels with exterior bracing, which required additional sequencing and a critical eye on safety concerns. It’s a beautiful finished product that's visible from I-70.
What obstacles were overcome related to the schedule, budget, program, specification, site, etc. on this project? Pretty early on in the project, we had to switch gears and utilize all casting beds to cast the panels due to complications with the slab on grade area. This sped up the tilt process and we were able to help get the steel erection aspect completed quicker and then finished with the slabs. The biggest complication and obstacle with this project was the extensive Formliner needs. The Formliner wasn’t uniform so we needed to match lines across the entire project with return panels and mitered corners. Another logistical complication was tilting the panels with exterior bracing which required additional sequencing and a critical eye on safety concerns.
Please communicate any engineering complexities or unique features of the panel design for this project. ? The unique features primarily evolved around the Formliner QA/QC. The Field Team did a great job with this aspect but did have a couple of hiccups that required filling and cutting to match the adjacent panels. The panels came out great though. It’s a beautiful finished product that's visible from Interstate 70.
What is the potential for this project's impact on the community and/or environment? This is a centrally located building for customers and employees of Credit Union of Colorado.
Denver, CO 80238
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