In Depth Analysis
This project was undertaken to help protect the Bergen Light Rail from falling rocks. Though structural stability was secured with the use of rock bolts, this improvement left the cliff with large exposed gaps in the facing. BSI artisans repelled off ropes at heights up to 204 ft. to complete approx. 234,000 sq. ft. of aesthetic rehabilitation.
Boulderscape Service Overview
Installed an 8” thick structural shotcrete and a 1”-6” thick architectural shotcrete.
Midtown Gray Blend
Rock Bold Wall
Shotcrete/Concrete Mix Design
8%-10% air was needed to help reduce chances of cracking in winter. Hydration stabilizers were used to maintain concrete temperature and extend the finishing time.