The Utah Chapter, ACPA presented awards to four outstanding projects completed in 2002 at the Spring Concrete Workshop, April 3, 2003. The award-winning project in the concrete pavement restoration category is I-215, 5600 South to 4500 South Eastside (Retrofit, Grind, & Bridge Overlay). The concrete pavement restoration category includes all contracted restoration projects utilizing any combination of joint resealing, dowel bar retrofit, partial and full depth repairs, drainage restoration, undersealing, or retrofit of Portland cement concrete shoulders, along with diamond grinding for restored smoothness on all types of facilities.
I-215, 5600 South to 4500 South Eastside, was originally constructed 11" in 1988-1989. Over 72,000 square yards of concrete pavement was diamond ground with 19,056 dowel bar retrofits installed. This pavement was the first dowel bar retrofit project in Utah. All of the responses from the motoring public and adjacent neighbors have been positive from the quite and smooth ride that the roadway now provides.
The award winning team for the I-215, 5600 South to 4500 South Eastside (Retrofit, Grind, & Bridge Overlay) is Owner, Utah Department of Transportation Region 2, Design Engineer, Utah Department of Transportation Region 2, and Contractor, Multiple Concrete Enterprises, Inc. Accepting on behalf of UDOT Region 2 is Brandon Squire, and John Butterfield and accepting on behalf of Multiple Concrete Enterprises is Jim McGee.