Blend silo pour began 12-8 and completed on 12-14. 1900 cubic yards of concrete was used in the erection of the silo. Silo stands at 170ft tall.
Preheater tower foundation was poured consisting of 3400 cubic yards of concrete. Once fully completed the Preheater tower will stand at 416ft.
Clinker dome inflation was successfully preformed. At 1:45pm the inflation process was started and was completed at 4:45pm.
GROWING WITH INDIANA
During the past several years, Lehigh has worked with local and state officials to develop increased infrastructure surrounding the plant, which ultimately will benefit the new facility. This includes a road connecting the plant to IN-37, alleviating truck congestion from the center of town. Overall logistics will also change to accommodate additional rail activity to handle increased cement shipments from the plant.