NEW YORK L.B. Foster Co.
has supplied 2,600 tons of 36-inch-diameter steel pipe with
wall thicknesses between 1.125 and 1.5 inches for use as
lateral shoring struts in the excavation of San
Franciscos new Transbay Transit Center.
"More than 160 truckloads of
pipe as heavy as 17 tons each were required for the excavation
of this signature transit project," said Dan Schrager, senior
sales representative for Pittsburgh-based L.B. Fosters
The Transbay Transit Center is a multi-billion-dollar
regional hub connecting the city to eight Bay Area counties
with rail and bus transit systems, the company said.