Florence Concrete Products will provide SCDOT with replacement bridges
South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission approved
a bridge replacement contract with Florence Concrete Products, Inc. of
Florence, South Carolina at its monthly meeting held in Columbia on June
contract valued at just over $2,000,000 calls for Florence Concrete
Products to provide SCDOT Maintenance units with 18 pre-stressed
concrete replacement bridges that can be installed at locations in ten
Concrete Products is only one of four companies in the country that
produces off-site concrete bridge replacements. Company President Sherry
M. Jones said the SCDOT contract will allow the company to bring back
some employees and work at full strength. “This contract will allow us
to re-hire 25 workers who had been laid off. We will now be operating
with a full shift of 100 employees who will be earning paychecks and
benefits, “ said Jones.
Transportation Secretary H. B. Limehouse Jr. said that this contract is a perfect scenario.
Concrete Products will provide bridges that will be used in Abbeville,
Colleton, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, Laurens, Pickens, Spartanburg,
Union and York Counties.