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YES Program takes trip to Northeast Prestressed Products

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YES Program takes trip to Northeast Prestressed Products

The engineer shows rods that go inside the beams to make them sturdy. “The trip was eye-opening. I got to see the in-depth plans on the computer. The pieces are so much more than concrete and rebar. It was nice to see what goes into our local bridges,” said senior Josh Collucci.

The engineer shows rods that go inside the beams to make them sturdy. “The trip was eye-opening. I got to see the in-depth plans on the computer. The pieces are so much more than concrete and rebar. It was nice to see what goes into our local bridges,” said senior Josh Collucci.

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The engineer shows rods that go inside the beams to make them sturdy. “The trip was eye-opening. I got to see the in-depth plans on the computer. The pieces are so much more than concrete and rebar. It was nice to see what goes into our local bridges,” said senior Josh Collucci.

Marcayla Lutzkanin

Marcayla Lutzkanin

The engineer shows rods that go inside the beams to make them sturdy. “The trip was eye-opening. I got to see the in-depth plans on the computer. The pieces are so much more than concrete and rebar. It was nice to see what goes into our local bridges,” said senior Josh Collucci.

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Students from the PAHS YES Program visited the Northeast Prestressed Products on November 28th. Their visit began with a presentation in the company’s meeting room that gave an overview of how the company works.

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After the initial presentation, the group walks to the building where the concrete beams are made.

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Inside the building, the worker explains the different steps in the construction process.

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The engineer shows rods that go inside the beams to make them sturdy. “The trip was eye-opening. I got to see the in-depth plans on the computer. The pieces are so much more than concrete and rebar. It was nice to see what goes into our local bridges,” said senior Josh Collucci.

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Next, the students watch the workers crush concrete cylinders to test the strength of the concrete. “I thought it was a very interesting place to work at and an interesting thing to do,” said senior Zach Haslam.

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One of the workers of the control room shows students how the beams are made and moved from inside the control booth.

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