Advantages of Using Shotcrete for Arch Culverts

“Advantages of Using Shotcrete for Arch Culverts.” Shotcrete Magazine, Winter 2004.Quote: “The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used the arch for various types of structures… The fact that many of these ancient structures are still standing today is a testament to the durability and structural integrity of this design. Fast-forward 2000 years to modern construction practices, and the benefits of the arch design are still as valuable, relevant, and practical as ever… Other bridge options were explored but were deemed excessively expensive and too time-consuming ot construct… Ultimately, the project was completed on schedule and within budget, saving the developer in excess of $200,000 over the other designs proposed…”