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Congratulations to two of our Kansas Concrete Construction Award Winners! 

They have been chosen
as International 
ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Award

They will be honored at the Gala at the National ACI Convention in Anaheim, California in October.

Category: Repair and Restoration
Project: Market Street Parking Garage Restoration
Owner: City of Wichita, Kansas
Architect: Law Kingdon Architecture
Engineer: Krudwig Structural Engineers, Inc.
Contractor: Martin K. Eby Construction, Inc.
Ready Mix: Concrete Materials Co.

Category: Infrastructure
Project: Gateway Interchange
Owner: Kansas Department of Transportation
Engineer: HNTB Corp., HDR Inc., GBA Architects and Engineering
Contractor: Gateway Interchange Constructors
Ready Mix: Fordyce Concrete

Join us for a presentation by


William R. “Rusty” Owings III, AIA



“Performance-based Specifications –

State of the Industry and A Way Forward”


Sylvester Powell Community Center

6200 Martway Street

Mission, KS 66202


November 8, 2017


11:30 – Registration opens

12:00 – lunch

Presentation to follow


$ 20.00 – KS ACI Members

$ 30.00 – Non Members

Free to Student KS ACI Members


Register online at www.acikansas.org


This presentation was developed by the Research Engineering and Standards Committee of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA). It discusses the general concept and benefits of minimizing prescription and incorporating performance-based alternatives for concrete mixtures in project specifications. Obstacles to performance-based specifications and available resources will be discussed. The primary focus of the presentation is on specific prescriptive items most commonly found in actual specifications; real or perceived basis for the requirement; possible problems caused by these requirements; suggested alternatives; and benefits of these alternatives. These suggestions are consistent with industry standards like ACI 318 and ACI 301.

In an effort to provide students worldwide with the connections, resources, and opportunities to be successful in their studies and -- ultimately -- in their careers, the American Concrete Institute has made membership free and easily accessible… electronically. Simply complete this application to get started:

Join today! - ACI Student Electronic Membership Application

Upcoming events

26 Oct 2017 8:30 AM • Cornejo & Sons, 2110 Industrial Street, Wichita, KS 67216
08 Nov 2017 11:30 AM • Sylvester Powell Community Center
17 Nov 2017 8:00 AM • Topeka, KS

Thank You to our Corporate Sponsors!


The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a nonprofit technical and educational society organized in 1904 and is one of the world's leading authorities on concrete technology.  ACI is a forum for the discussion of all matters related to concrete and the development of solutions to problems.  ACI's Vision is to be universally recognized for its comprehensive knowledge, guidance, and influence regarding concrete and its application.

The Kansas Chapter was formed in 1974 to bring together individuals and groups in the state of Kansas who have an interest in concrete.  The goal of the Kansas Chapter is to further the chartered objectives of the American Concrete Institute, improving the design, construction, use, and maintenance of concrete products and structures by discussing and disseminating technical and educational information.



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