Wayne State University

Parking Structure No. 1

Location: Detroit, MI
Project Type: Concrete Restoration

About this Project

RAM Construction Services was contracted to perform concrete repairs on WSU’s Parking Structure #1. The scope of work included hydro demolition and overhead concrete repairs. Some of the challenges we ran into included the placement of the equipment and the clean-up process. With the equipment being staged at ground level and the repairs being spread out between levels one through six, positioning of the equipment and accessibility was crucial to our overall schedule.

The clean-up process was challenging because it generated hundreds of yards of slurry and it had to be directed/moved to the ground level from all levels above. The water run off became an issue, so we had to use the existing floor drains to pipe the run off down to the ground level where it could be filtered and disposed of properly. The overhead repairs had fewer challenges and we used the P.A.M. Machine for the demolition and utilized our shotcrete method to place the new materials.


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COVID-19 Statement

March 26, 2020 - As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, our organization is divided by varying state orders across the Midwest:

Michigan – Please note that as of 3/25/2020, our offices are closed. Our staff is continuing to work remotely as much as possible, and certain projects have been deemed essential. If you notice a leak or anything considered emergent in your building, parking structure, or other infrastructure, please call (248) 982-4028 as this would also be considered essential work.

Ohio – At this time, our Ohio office remains open – our work on Ohio commercial projects remains essential. If you have any questions or require assistance, please call our office at (440) 740-0100.

Minnesota – At this time, our Minnesota office remains open. If you have any questions or require assistance, please call our office at (763) 792-6713. Please note that our DOT operation remains unaffected as our team assists with essential infrastructure. If you have any Department of Transportation related questions or concerns, please call (810) 560-0180.

Thank you for trusting us with your business.

Sincerely, Your Dedicated RAM Team.

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