A home-made jumbo rig is described which is being used to speed placement of procelain enamel ceiling tiles at an unprecedented rate in four Interstate-70 tunnels in Colorado. The specification for installing 245,300 sq ft of tiles calls for a minimum of 40 linear feet per day on 31 ft-wide ceilings. Details of the equipment and the installation are described. A crew of five is installing 20 x 31-ft ceiling panels at more than twice the rate of similar projects.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
  • Publication Date: 1991-8-26

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 17
  • Serial:
    • ENR
    • Volume: 227
    • Issue Number: 8
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0891-9526

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Ceilings; Tile; Tunneling
  • Old TRIS Terms: Porcelain
  • Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Vehicles and Equipment; I61: Equipment and Maintenance Methods;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00611246
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1991 12:00AM