ClearSpan™ Hercules Truss Arch Buildings are Ideal for Salt and Sand Storage
Dyersville, IA—June 2009—Warm weather is here, and now is a great time to build an efficient storage area for wintertime road salt and sand. When George Holzapfel, the Director of Public Works in the Township of Wayne, NJ, needed to improve the town’s salt storage area to comply with a state mandate, he chose a ClearSpan Truss Arch fabric structure.
“An overriding factor was the foundation requirements,” Holzapfel said. A traditional structure would have required the Department to use deep spread footings or piles for support, which would have substantially increased costs. Holzapfel found that the minimal foundation requirements of a ClearSpan fabric structure eliminated the high cost of foundations and excavations, and allowed the building to be built directly on the ground.
After the first season with the new ClearSpan salt and sand storage building, Holzapfel said, “It is well received. Material stored is safe from the elements, and access for trucks and equipment is excellent.”
From our partners
Sandvik Construction’s extensive range of rock tools are world renowned for combining advanced materials technology, with skillful design focusing on…
MORE FROM Aggregates Zone
SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW
- Mummified human remains found at the site of a planned quarry in Indiana1120 Views
- A quarry worker was found dead in a lake a week after he fell from a floating dredge1029 Views
- U.S. District Court agrees to expedite NSSGA's lawsuit against MSHA over POV rule378 Views
- Senate DRIVE Act is a six-year transportation bill with three-year Highway Trust Fund financing guarantee297 Views
- Dolese Bros. open quarry after more than $20 million in upgrades215 Views