Grasscrete – Meeting California’s Demanding Stormwater Retention Requirements

Grasscrete Fully Concealed installation at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA with a wide angle view of the park and the Emergency Access Road which meets state stormwater retention requirements.

The Orange County Great Park is aiming at becoming one of the largest and best metropolitan parks in the world, and is a public-private partnership between the City of Irvine and developer, Five Point Communities.  A large list of in-park amenities includes the Great Park balloon, carousel, kids rock play area, walkable historical timeline, historic Hangar 244, Palm Court, Farm + Food Lab, and the recently opened 53-acre sports complex.  The Orange County Great Park project is the ongoing transformation … Read more

Grand Estate Upgrades Driveway for Delivery Vehicles and Stormwater Management with Pervious Grasscrete

Essex County residential Grand Estate overview during the installation of upgrades by Premier Concrete Construction of Partially Concealed Grasscrete Pervious Concrete on a driveway for delivery vehicles and for storm water management.

The owners of this grand estate in Essex County, Massachusetts installed several decorative concrete systems throughout their property. The estate contains an indoor swimming pool, BBQ house, several patios and courtyards, a Barn and two garages, plus a full indoor basketball court that doubles as a Hockey Rink.  When it was time to upgrade they needed systems that were not only functional but also augmented the overall design aesthetics and ambiance of the estate. After working with Premier Concrete Construction, LLC on … Read more

Grasscrete Installed Emergency Vehicle Access Enhances Office Complex

Office Complex in Irvin, CA, have Grasscrete Partially Concealed Pervious Concrete Systems installed as emercency vehicle access lanes by Bomanite Licensee, TB Pennick & Sons.

Bomanite Licensed contractor, T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. worked with Wolcott Architecture to select the pervious concrete system that would work best with the intended use.  The office complexes at 16845 Von Karman Ave, Irvine California received an emergency vehicle access area that uses the Sustainable Paving Grasscrete System. Access around or to buildings for fire trucks or other emergency vehicles are typically concealed with grass and defined with curbs, bollards or landscaping to complement the design of the structures and … Read more

Grasscrete – The Perfect Slope Protection for Landmark Auditorium

Lafitte Auditorium slope protection using Grasscrete Partially Concealed Pervious Concrete installed by Bomanite of New Orleans in Jean Lafitte, LA.

Mother Nature can alter the landscape well beyond a natural disaster.  Case in point is the Town of Jean Lafitte, Louisiana, when in September 2008, Hurricane Ike destroyed the town auditorium while flooding thousands of homes and businesses in Jefferson Parrish.  Critical to the existing auditorium’s success as a community landmark is its central location adjacent to Lafitte Library and both the elementary and middle schools. The Town was determined to rebuild and resolve site issues related to the floodplain. … Read more

Goody Goody Liquor Store Pervious Parking Lot Controls Stormwater

Goody Goody Liquor is located in a flood plain below White Rock Lake, making Grasscrete an ideal pervious product to help with storm water management. Their need for an emergency vehicle access area as well as parking stalls was solved with the Grasscrete Stone Filled System. In working with the City, a percent of the site paving was required to be pervious due to the nature of the flood zones. Grasscrete Stone Filled applications offer maximum percolation rates and a … Read more

Grasscrete is the Right Choice for River Embankments

   Did you know that Grasscrete can be installed on a slope adequate for slope protection or river embankments? Being structural and continuously reinforced, it allows for vehicle access to the water or over the system without issues such as rutting that would cause bank destabilization with other products. Grasscrete can be installed on a slope to control erosion while protecting and vegetating banks for both a functional and visually appealing option. Capable of installing at a slope of 1:2 (50%), Grasscrete has been flow … Read more

Welcome to Sustainable Paving Systems

Grasscrete - Clovis Community Hospital

Welcome to Sustainable Paving Systems, our product, Grasscrete® is an environmentally friendly solution for your emergency vehicle access, water management and traffic applications.Grasscrete provides the availability of using single-use formers to create a monolithic reinforced ready mixed concrete pour that forms a pervious pavement structure with voids that are opened after the concrete hardens that can be utilized as an exposed application with crushed stone or concrete or utilized as a concealed system with vegetation such as grass or native … Read more