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Benicia-Martinez, CA Toll Plaza

Alucobond, Benicia-Martinez, California Toll Plaza

Project Name: Benicia-Martinez, CA Toll Plaza
Project Location: Benicia-Martinez, California
Alucobond Materials: 55,000 Ft of 4mm Copper Metallic 6,000 Ft of 4mm Shimmering Teal
Year of Installation: 2007
Architect: David Stow, CalTrans
Attachment Method: Rout and Return Dry Seal
Fabricator: CSP Architectural Metals San Ramon, CA
Installer: C/S Erectors, Inc. San Ramon, CA

When the new $1.2 billion Benicia-Martinez, Calif., Bridge project was set to open in late-August 2007, it wasn’t the 1.6 mile long, five-lane bridge spanning the Carquinez Strait between Contra Costa and Solano counties that garnered coverage from The San Francisco Chronicle on its www.SFGate.com web site last August 23. It was the Benicia-Martinez toll plaza.  READ MORE


Plaza Midtown, Atlanta

Alucobond Plus, Plaza Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia

Project Name: Plaza Midtown, Atlanta
Project Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Alucobond Materials: 53,000 sq. ft. 4mm 
Alucobond Plus Material Silver Metallic
Year of Installation: 2006
Architect: Smallwood, Reynolds, 
Stewart, Stewart 
& Associates, Inc., 
Atlanta
Fabricator/Installer: The Miller Clapperton 
Partnership, 
Austell, Georgia
Attachment Method: MCP System 100
Alucobond® Plus Material Gleams at Plaza Midtown
Opened in early 2006, The Plaza Midtown in Atlanta is a mixed-use development featuring residential condominiums in two 20-story towers, and 70,000 sq. ft. of neighborhood retail. The gleaming twin towers of Silver Metallic Alucobond® Plus Material and glass are located on a 3.3-acre site that covers an entire city block, from Eighth St. to Peachtree Place between Spring and West Peachtree Streets. Directly accessible to the I-75/I-85 connector, this is part of a dynamic area with market growth that is drawing urban professionals and development. READ MORE