Palo Alto Concrete

Project Description


“We chose DRYCO for this project because of the company’s outstanding reputation and quality pumping equipment. We’ve been really happy with the decision, and Anthony has been awesome to work with. The two concrete pumps have performed flawlessly and have enabled our company the confidence to commit to fast-track scheduling.”

Development Specifications

  • Four-story mixed-use development (94 housing units, ground-floor restaurant and retail, and underground parking)
  • 34,246 sq ft mixed use building between downtown and beachfront Santa Cruz
  • Anticipated project completion in early 2018

Scope of Work

  • 8,700 cubic yards of concrete for entire building
  • 4,000 cubic yards for three large mat pours for underground parking structure
  • 150 structural columns
  • Concrete for pan decking on each floor


  • Power lines surrounding the construction site, which required precise boom placement
  • High volume of concrete laid down simultaneously

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Project Details


Barry Swenson Builder (General)

Palo Alto Concrete & Construction (Concrete Contractor)


555 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Equipment Used

Two Putzmeister 36Z-meter truck-mounted concrete boom pumps

One Putzmeister Bridge Maxx concrete transit mixer

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