Concrete Pour Requires 250 Trucks for 2,300 Cubic Yards

March 6, 2024
The concrete pour took 12 hours to complete.

A foundation pour in Chicago took 12 hours and 250 loads of ready mix concrete. The foundation is for a 72-story tower just west of Navy Pier sandwiched between the Chicago River and the Ogden Slip.

An article on Urbanize described the project as a collaboration with LR Contracting Co. and BOWA construction.

The foundation required 2,300 cubic feet of concrete, weighing more than 9 million pounds, according to the article. Aerial photos show the circular foundation surrounded by 10 Ozinga concrete mixer trucks and two concrete pumps. The pour required 25 concrete truck drivers.

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Rod Sutton

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