Project Overview

Baltimore, MD

Fullerton Finished Water Reservoirs

In 2020, Preload successfully complete the largest prestressed concrete tank reservoir project in the history of the industry. As the General Contractor of this $75,000,000+ project, Preload was responsible for all aspect of project execution including: excavation of over 1,000,000 yd3 of soil, installation of large diameter, interconnections, vault structures, sodium-hypochlorite disinfection facility, electrical, instrumentation & various other project aspects. The three AWWA D110, Type 3 prestressed concrete reservoirs were each 22,000,000 gallons with column supported, flat-slab roofs and double concentric ‘C’ precast concrete baffle walls. The structural tank floor was designed to support the interior concrete baffle walls & roof columns.

Preload’s Area Manager, Bob Barbarisi and Project Engineer, Sean Vorsteg coordinated multiple subcontractors while managing a demanding schedule and maintaining environmental compliance. Brett Henning, PE worked with the project engineer, Gannett Fleming, to develop a final tank design which met owner’s goals for design, function, aesthetics and long-term durability. Daniel Almanza directed the largest on-site crew of craftsmen in Preload history to construct the tanks efficiently and within the project schedule.

CONSTRUCTION DATE
2020
APPLICATION
Water Storage
CAPACITY
(3) 22,000,000 gallons (300'-0" ID x 41'-0" SWD)
OWNER
Baltimore County, MD
CONSULTING ENGINEERING
Gannett Fleming
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