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    Project Details

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  • Location: Joppa, IL

Lafarge Cement Plant

Scope of Work:

AIS Infrastructure acted as the General Site Contractor to complete an expansion of the Lafarge Cement Plant in Joppa, IL.  The work was performed on a mixed greenfield–brownfield site.


  • All work was performed under MSHA Regulations.
  • Cleared and grubbed 10 acres.
  • Approximately 516,000 cubic yards of mass excavation, cut and fill
  • Installed all storm drainage structures and approximately 2400 linear feet of piping
  • Constructed new concrete entrance road into site
  • Placed 38,000 square yards of stone surfaces for construction parking lots and roads
  • Performed 6,400 square yards of concrete paving
  • Installed and maintained all NPDES BMPs for storm water and sediment control for the duration of the project
  • Completed other miscellaneous improvements to the site including:  installed 6’ Chain link fence and guardrail along new entrance; install water lines; demolished the old concrete paved entrance and existing engineering building; installed final grassing for slope stabilization.