A contractor contacted Symons® by Dayton Superior
about forming a pair of complex stilling
basins. He explained that the basins differed
in size, but that both featured penetrations,
and multiple blockouts, plus baffles and decks
that needed to be poured monolithically with
Construction of the second basin commenced
with most of the same equipment required for
the first one. Symons designed the layouts
for this slightly different structure to utilize as
much of the original components as possible,
minimizing the amount of idle equipment on
The contractor was pleased with the accurate
and detailed drawings provided by Symons.
The plans helped both phases of the project
progress smoothly and quickly.
The contractor was also impressed by how
little job-building, which slows down progress
and adds to labor costs, was required.
They reported that the versatility of Steel-Ply
helped complete the project on time and
under budget, despite unusual specifications
and unforeseen jobsite complications, and
that they are looking forward to working with