Category: Commercial Concrete Contractors

How Do You Build a Parking Lot?

How Do You Build a Parking Lot? Parking Lot

The short answer to this seemingly innocent question is to find the right people to supply you and the right people to help you build it. There are three overarching factors to consider when building a parking lot. The type of parking lot and purpose, the regulations and codes, and the type of materials. The […]

Quarterly Newsletter: Q1 2021

Quarterly Newsletter: Q1 2021 quarterly newsletter

Take a look at the latest news and updates from TR Concrete Construction in our quarterly newsletter.  In this issue for the first quarter of 2021, get a behind-the-scenes look at one of our latest projects. We also highlight our latest TR Construction Above and Beyond recipient, Nick Blanchard. If would you like to receive […]

Cold Weather Concrete Placement

Cold Weather Concrete Placement cold weather concrete placement

With proper planning, successful cold-weather concrete placement can be done. Cold weather conditions require special precautions when placing, finishing, curing and protecting concrete from the adverse impacts of low temperatures. In this blog, TR Concrete Construction Project Manager Nick Blanchard highlights the essential steps to take for winter projects in the Midwest.

Roman Concrete

Roman Concrete Roman Concrete Construction in Omaha

Roman concrete called opus caementicium in Latin was used from the late Roman Republic until the end of the Roman Empire. It was used to build monuments, large buildings, and infrastructures such as roads and bridges. The quality of the concrete was excellent and the buildings and monuments still standing today is a testament to the strength of […]

Concrete Consolidation

Concrete Consolidation Concrete consolidation Omaha

Consolidation of concrete is the process of reducing or eliminating the volume of voids, air pockets, and entrapped air from freshly place concrete. This is usually accomplished by applying mechanical energy to the concrete. The goal when consolidating concrete is to increase the density which will result in concrete with higher compressive strength.

TR Construction

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“Building Concrete Excellence” As a reputable business with over 25 years of concrete construction experience, TR Construction has expertise with projects large and small to include commercial building concrete, footings, paving, remove, and replacement of concrete, industrial projects, and special projects for clients. TR Construction can deliver Concrete Excellence on your next project.

History of the Hoover Dam Concrete

History of the Hoover Dam Concrete History of the Hoover Dam Concrete

The Hoover Dam is located in Black Canyon spanning the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada, about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Hoover Dam is 726.4 feet from foundation rock to the roadway on the crest of the Dam.  The towers and ornaments on the parapet rise 40 feet above the crest.

The History of Concrete

The History of Concrete History of Concrete

Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials in the world. Ton for ton it is used and consumed twice as much as steel, wood, plastics, and aluminum combined. The Ready-mix concrete industry is the largest segment of the concrete market worldwide. By the year 2025, its revenues are projected to exceed $600 […]

When Is It Time To Replace Rather Than Repair Damaged Concrete?

When Is It Time To Replace Rather Than Repair Damaged Concrete? When Is It Time To Replace Rather Than Repair Damaged Concrete?

Concrete slabs such as those used in businesses are under a constant onslaught of wear, tear, and weather. Granted, concrete is one of the more durable construction materials you can choose, but it is not indestructible. Under normal conditions, concrete will last about 30 years. After that, you may have to make some repairs or […]