When a bad batch of concrete threatened to derail progress on one of the bridge’s first pilons, project managers needed a creative solution that could quickly remove the poor-quality concrete without damaging the rebar or putting the project behind schedule. Hydrodemolition was the only process with the precision and productivity to keep the project on track…
A massive bridge system connecting Cebu City with Cordova on the southern end of Mactan Island, in the Philippines.
The 8.5-kilometer (5.3-mile) Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, slated for completion in 2021, will span the Mactan Channel with 51-meter (167-feet) navigational clearance for shipping vessels.
Selective concrete removal of poor-quality concrete without damaging the rebar or putting the project behind schedule.
10 cubic meters (13 cubic yards) of poor-quality concrete at a depth of 150-250 millimeters (6-10 inches).
Equipment: Aqua Cutter 710V.
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