Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

AUG 2017

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>> The Source is a three level, mixed-use project in Orange County, Calif., that combines modern and dynamic urban de - sign with an assortment of shopping, dining, entertainment, health club, hotel, and office space. Located at the corner of the second most trafficked intersection in the area and min - utes away from top tourist destinations, The Source promises to be a dynamic and exciting place to visit for the 43 million annual visitors to Orange County. Its original paving design had precast concrete pavers set in a mortar bed laid in a running bond pattern. Due to budget and timing constraints, an alternative was pursued. Concrete paving was finally decided on. Several concrete finishes were Top Precast concrete pavers were originally specified for The Source, a 400,000 square foot mixed-use development in Buena Park, Calif. When it became apparent that they would be too time consuming to install as well as out of budget, J&M Concrete Contractors was hired to install broom finished concrete paving – concrete swept with a broom after it has been poured to create a slip-resistant texture. Left The development has three stories, all of which needed concrete. While the ground floor could use regular pumps to pour the concrete, the 2nd and 3rd levels required the use of boom pumps due to tight site conditions. J&M had to be flexible on its pour sequencing due to the "hop-scotch" schedule of waterproof membrane installations, in which different stories needed work done on consecutive days. The (Concrete) Source by Jim Gobright, J&M Concrete Contractors and Alli Rael, LC/DBM 14 LC DBM HARDSCAPES Continued on page 16

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