Miller & Long’s McMahon Co-Authors Concrete International Article


Miller & Long’s CEO, Brett McMahon, co-authored an article published in Concrete International, the monthly news magazine of the American Concrete Institute. Entitled “Basalt FRP Reinforcement in Concrete Topping Slabs in a Commercial Building,” the article features concrete topping slabs used in the 22-story Avocet Tower, a side-by-side office and hotel structure in Bethesda, Maryland. The slabs were constructed using basalt fiber-reinforced polymer (BFRP) bars; the article discusses the design and construction of the slabs as well as benefits of BFRP.

An abstract of the article is available via the American Concrete Institute.

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Miller & Long Co., Inc. is an award-winning turn-key structural concrete provider with 75 years of experience serving general contractors, building owners and commercial real estate developers in the Mid-Atlantic. The company specializes in concrete construction for mixed use, residential, office, institutional, medical, laboratory, garages and sport stadiums that reflect each client’s unique needs, budgets and timelines. Unlike other construction companies that rely heavily on subcontractors, Miller & Long provides in-house equipment, labor and design services to transform clients’ visions into highly functional, quality-built and aesthetically pleasing structures that stand the test of time.