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Boston University Center for Computing and Data Sciences Milestone

December 7, 2020

On Saturday December 5, 2020, the Construction Team for the new Boston University Center for Computing & Data Sciences achieved a significant milestone. A massive amount of concrete was placed in a 5’ thick mat for the tower base, a key component in the transition to vertical construction activities.

Some interesting facts regarding the placement include:

•   4,500 cubic yards concrete

•   Delivered to site by 450 concrete trucks

•   Placed over 900 tons of steel reinforcing

•   Over 20 hours of continuous placement involving 3 pump trucks and 600 hours of workforce labor

•   Utilizing resources from the region’s 2 major concrete suppliers

•   Among the largest continuous concrete placements in City of Boston 

•   Embodied carbon concrete mix reduced over 700 tons of CO2 equivalent from being emitted to the atmosphere

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