PROJECT: Prichard Intermodal, Prichard, WV; a gold award winning project
OWNER: West Virginia Department of Transportation
DESIGNER: West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways
PAVING CONTRACTOR: Morgan Corp.
PAVING MACHINES: Two Volvo ABG 8820 machines
MIXING PLANT: Rapidmix 600C
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Mountaineers Contractors
COMPLETION DATE: January 2014
PROJECT DETAILS: The Prichard Intermodal encompasses approximately 100-acre site in Prichard, WV. It is serviced by a Norfolk Southern railroad line. Morgan Corp. scope of work included mixing, transporting and placing more than 21,000 cubic yards of RCC paving. The entire RCC pavement is 18” thick, placed in two 9” lifts. Two Volvo high-density paving machines operating back-to-back placed the two lifts of RCC. The top lift was spread within 30 minutes of placing the bottom lift to ensure bonding at the lift interface. In 2015, the Prichard Intermodal Facility won the Gold Award in the Roller Compacted Concrete (Industrial) category. Morgan Corp. received the award from the American Concrete Pavement Association at its 2015 Excellence in Concrete Pavements Awards banquet.