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Americast and Hanson Pipe and Precast LLC Announce Signed Agreement

RICHMOND, Va.,  July 20, 2012 – Americast, Inc. and Hanson Pipe & Precast LLC, announced today they have signed an agreement to form a new joint venture company to be known as Concrete Pipe & Precast, LLC (CP&P).  The new company will consist of selected Americast and Hanson Pipe & Precast LLC operations and will...
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Odd Fellows Road Interchange and Extension, Lynchburg, VA

Odd Fellows Road serves as an entrance for industrial traffic to the City of Lynchburg’s first industrial park as well as the many other commercial properties along its length. As part of the new interchange and roadway extension, G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. installed multiple runs of Special Design Reinforced Concrete Pipe produced at CP&P’s...
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Concrete Pipe Assists 400 Manassas Park Residents Back to their Homes

Early Wednesday morning, August 12, 2020 twin corrugated metal pipes (CMP) failed during a rain event in Manassas Park, VA, cutting off access to about 400 residents from their homes. CP&P received the request to provide 84” Diameter Class III Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) for pipe replacement that Friday, and began delivering concrete pipe to...
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CP&P’s Focus on Excellence

With the formation of our new business, CP&P, we want you to know that we strive for and achieve a high degree of excellence in our operations and in our products. One of the ways by which we achieve excellence in our business is through plant certifications. We work each day to make high quality...
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Gilmer Avenue over Trout Run, Roanoke, VA

In the late 1800’s, the city of Roanoke, VA was built on marshy land previously known by travelers as a large area of salt licks abundant with wild game for the hunting. As part of the city’s construction, spring fed Trout Run was completely enclosed in a tunnel and a section of the city built...
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Five Forks Road Culvert

Tropical storms are often blamed for collapsed roadways, however many times a large rain event like a tropical storm is merely the “final straw” in a series of issues leading up to a critical culvert failure. The flexible pipe culvert that recently failed in the Lake Smith/Haygood area of Virginia Beach was one such example,...
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National Concrete Pipe Week 2016 (Updated)

National Concrete Pipe Week was officially observed August 14-20, 2016, in recognition of the vital importance of reinforced concrete pipe and precast concrete products to the health, safety, and well-being of citizens throughout the U.S. The governors of 25 states recognized National Concrete Pipe Week by way of official proclamation, including every state within CP&P’s...
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I-95 Temple Avenue Improvements Colonial Heights, VA

The I-95/Temple Avenue Interchange project was designed to improve traffic flow, to eliminate prolonged periods of delay, and to decrease the accident rate at its location in Colonial Heights, VA. The design-build team decided to realign the entrance and exit ramps at that location and replace the signalized intersection with a roundabout relocated west of...
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Wilkinson Boulevard Sinkhole Repair

Just before the break for the holidays, on December 21st CP&P was contacted by grading and utility contractor J. L. Raper Corporation out of Statesville, NC.  They were just awarded an emergency sinkhole repair project located at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Bus Terminal Parking Lot on Wilkinson Boulevard just outside of downtown Charlotte, NC.  The...
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APPALACHIAN POWER'S ROANOKE UNDERGROUND NETWORK UPGRADE

As part of a $19 million upgrade of the aging underground electrical network in downtown Roanoke, VA, Carolina Conduit Systems buried a 20 feet by 10 feet by 12 feet high precast concrete electrical vault beneath First Street, within view of Appalachian Power’s office at the corner of First Street and Franklin Road. The new...
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