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Regency Skilled Nursing Center Grasscrete Installation Withstands Michigan Cold Weather

Regency Skilled Nursing Center in Canton Township, Michigan, an installation of Grasscrete Stone Filled Pervious Concrete handles the freeze-thaw nature of the rough cold climate.

With architects, engineers and owners now embracing “green” construction, the relevance of sustainable paving options continues to grow. A prime example is the pavement system used at the Regency Skilled Nursing Center, a 113-bed nursing care facility located on a 14-acre site in Canton Township, built by T.H. Marsh Construction Co., Royal Oak, and designed by NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners, Farmington Hills. The facility hosts the first Grasscrete installation in Michigan. The Regency facility took full advantage of Grasscrete’s “green” … 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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Receives Grasscrete Access Road

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The Design-Build team for the memorial to commemorate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. consisted of McKissack and McKissack, Turner Construction, Tompkins Builders and Gilford Corporation known as (MTTG). The site is adjacent to the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial on the Tidal Basin and in a direct line between the Lincoln Memorial, where Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, and the Jefferson Memorial, symbol of liberty and democracy. The memorial honors … Read more

Grasscrete is Proven to be the most Robust Pervious Concrete Product on the Market

Did you know…The Grasscrete Single-Use Former product pre-dates the Re-Usable Former product which has been in use in the United States for over 20 years? There has been substantial testing done with various regulatory bodies to approve the product for emergency access. The product has proven out to be the most robust on the market with no settling issues associated with pre-cast or plastic unit materials or rutting from vehicle use. The structural properties of Grasscrete is not dependant upon … Read more