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Cold doesn’t stop outdoor construction

December 26, 2013

No amount of snow nor 25 below keeps J. Scull Construction Service from the job site. The Rapid City, S.D....

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Dec-26-13 7:21 PM

These ain't cold conditions, that's about 0-30 degrees. These are heck frozen over inhumane conditions -30 to -45 degrees.

Vote No, don't pour in the Cold

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Dec-26-13 12:39 PM

you can pour in cold weather as long as you have the proper additives, proper ground temperature, proper temperature of the wet concrete, and proper protection during curing of the concrete, until the concrete reaches 3000psi. There are cold weather specification for pouring concrete and multiple studies. Many structures around the world are constructed every year in cold conditions, just because it hasn't been done here, doesn't mean it can't be done.

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Dec-26-13 11:35 AM

And...another cold weather story...let's hear about building in the Bahamas or something.

Vote NO, enough of the Cold

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Dec-26-13 7:20 AM

time will tell if winter construction can handle the test of time, back when quality was the major concern pouring concrete in the winter was a joke.

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