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Re: UG Ductbank Concrete

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On Wed, 7 Oct 1998 Resengin(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 98-09-28 19:42:01 EDT, you write:
> 
> << > When encasing an underground ductbank, what type of concrete is normally 
>  specified? < 
>   
>  We usually specify 2500 psi concrete. 
>   
>   >>
> I agree.   I also added 10 pound of red die to the mix.  This red color gets
> the attention of workers.  They don't expect red concrete and start asking
> questions and will not try to dig up the concrete thinking it to be rubble.

We require that here, but we specify only the top 2" has to be red. Makes 
a difference in cost. Especially on long runs.