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Hayward Field Takes Home the 2022 Popular Choice Architizer A+ Award in the Stadium and Arena Category

The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and spaces. The award honors the world's best in buildings and spaces. Hayward Field has received the 2022 Popular Choice Architizer A+ Award in the Stadium and Arena Category. 

Albina Co., Inc. “The Front Runner in Steel Bending. We Tower Above the Rest” Albina Co., Inc. was thrilled to be an integral part of reconstructing Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. Hayward Field is the world-class home to @OregonTF. Hayward Field is an Award-Winning Project!

2022 Popular Choice Architizer A+ Award in the Stadium and Arena Category

2021 @archpaper AN Best of Design Award in the Sports and Stadiums Category

Albina created the curved steel diaphragm used to support the roof structure and provided various bent materials to help construct the landmark tower at the northeast corner of the facility as well as the jumbotron. Designers wanted to create a structure that was open and airy, allowing spectators to enjoy great views and natural daylight, in an intimate environment.

Pipe: Hayward Field Roof

We rolled 600 lengths, varying from 28’-0” to 75’-6” long, of 14" OD X .375" / .500 WALL A500-18 GRADE B&C. That is 1,500,000# lot weight (750 tons) of rolled steel, 32 inbound trucks and 90 outbound trucks.

Plate: Hayward Field Roof

The 14” OD material was laid over the top of the plate that we bent for this project. We bent 300 lengths, varying from 3’-0” to 37’-0” long, of PLATE 1½" THICK X 16¾" WIDE A572 GR. 50 and PLATE 1½" THICK X 10" WIDE A572 GR. 50.

Metropolis Magazine Feature Article

University of Oregon Home Page

Construction/Erection Video

In addition, we provided various bent steel parts for general field enhancement and utilities at the newly renovated complex.

Our work was extremely precise, and we had zero rejected parts by the fabricator, Fought & Co., Inc.  In fact, they also informed us that when measuring the work points during fabrication, they never once had to heat up or adjust the bending. To make the erection process go smoothly, we marked every 3-4 feet on the centerline back of the pipe to assist in the layout process for the diagrid “fish-mouth” stubs, and up-stands for the roofing system.

Hayward Field University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Roof Diaphragm

In addition to the iconic roof, the tower at Hayward creates a community landmark honoring the first 100 years of track and field at Oregon.

Hayward Field 187-foot tall Tower

We rolled 400 lengths for Alpha Iron, varying from 20’-0” to 60’-0” long, of Tube Steel 8" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B, 8-5/8" OD X .625" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .375" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .250" WALL A500C WHEELED, and Flat Bar 3/8" X 4½" A36. That is 330,000# lot weight (165 tons) of rolled steel, 10 inbound trucks and 16 outbound trucks!

 

Hayward Field Tower University of Oregon

Tower at Hayward Field University of Oregon

Hayward Field Jumbotron

Albina bent 101,000# total pounds for this project for Alpha Iron. We bent 43 pieces (20 lens x 50 ft:  10¾" OD X .375" WALL A500 GR. C) to various radii ranging from 5'-3" up to 224'-4" all to AESS standards. We bent 27 pieces (19 lens x 60 ft:  12¾" OD X .375" WALL A500 GR. C) to various radii ranging from 5'-11" up to 208'-8" all to AESS standards. We bent 3 pieces (1 len x 42 ft:  12¾" OD X .500" WALL A500 GR. C) to a 4'-6" radius all to AESS standards.

A project for the record books for sure.


Hayward Field Jumbotron

Jumbotron at Hayward Field

University of Oregon Hayward Field Jumbotron

Photo credit Cheryl Sproul, Sophie Biegel and @brooke_smith_photography

Hayward Field Jumbotron Takes First Place for Impressive Presentation
Hayward Field Jumbotron Takes First Place for Impressive Presentation

Albina bent 101,000#’s of steel for structural base of the new jumbotron at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.

Materials bent included:

20 lens x 50 ft: 10¾" OD X .375" WALL A500 GR. C
Bent 43 pieces to various radii ranging from 5'-3" up to 224'-4" all to AESS standards.

19 lens x 60 ft: 12¾" OD X .375" WALL A500 GR. C
Bent 27 pieces to various radii ranging from 5'-11" up to 208'-8" all to AESS standards.

1 len x 42 ft: 12¾" OD X .500" WALL A500 GR. C
Bent 3 pieces to a 4'-6" radius all to AESS standards.

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Hayward Field Curved Steel Jumbotron University of Oregon

Photo credit @cheryjsproul and @brookesmithphotography

What's Cool In Steel?: December Issue of Modern Steel Features Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge
What's Cool In Steel?: December Issue of Modern Steel Features Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge

What’s Cool In Steel? Modern Steel presents tons of fun projects showcasing the use of cool steel in the December Issue, including the Barbara Walker Pedestrian Bridge along Portland’s Wildwood Trail. The Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge is a two time CODA Award Winner. The bridge, designed by local artist, Ed Carpenter, is 178’ long measured at the center of its curving deck. Its basic structure is a tri-chord truss of rusting and painted steel. Carpenter’s design evokes imagery of the sword ferns and vine maples lining the entire length of the Wildwood Trail. This project is a collaborative effort of the Portland Parks Foundation in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and Metro. Albina Co., Inc. bent 3½” SCH80 A847 and 5″ SCH40 A847 all rolled to various radii, as well as 1″ SCH40 A53B, 1½” SCH40 A53B, 1½” SCH80 A53B all rolled to various radii. (Photo Credit: Ed Carpenter).

Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge Wins Two International CODA Awards!
Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge Wins Two International CODA Awards!

The Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge, along the Wildwood Trail in Portland, Oregon, is the official winner of two prestigious CODA awards, organized by CODAworx, an online global design platform which celebrates the worlds best in public art. The footbridge won a People's Choice Award as voted on by the public, as well as an award in the transportation category. . Click to watch the YouTube Video featuring the bridge. The bridge, designed by local artist, Ed Carpenter, is 178’ long measured at the center of its curving deck. Its basic structure is a tri-chord truss of rusting and painted steel. Carpenter’s design evokes imagery of the sword ferns and vine maples lining the entire length of the Wildwood Trail. This project is a collaborative effort of the Portland Parks Foundation in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and Metro. Albina Co., Inc. bent 3½" SCH80 A847 and 5" SCH40 A847 all rolled to various radii, as well as 1" SCH40 A53B, 1½" SCH40 A53B, 1½" SCH80 A53B all rolled to various radii. For more examples of curved steel pedestrian bridges that we have been a part of check out the Architectural & Structural Section of our website. (Photo Credit: Ed Carpenter).

Barbara Walker Cross Curved Steel Pedestrian Bridge in Portland, Oregon

Barbara Walker Crossing Curved Steel Pedestrian Bridge CODA Award Winner
Curved Steel Roof at Renovated Hayward Field
Curved Steel Roof at Renovated Hayward Field

Photo Credit: University of Oregon Track & Field

As the "Front Runner in Steel Bending", we "Tower Above the Rest!" We were thrilled to be an integral part of reconstructing Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. Hayward Field is the world-class home to @OregonTF. Albina created the curved steel diaphragm used to support the roof structure and provided various bent materials to help construct the landmark tower at the northeast corner of the facility. Designers wanted to create a structure that was open and airy, allowing spectators to enjoy great views and natural daylight, in an intimate environment. See https://linktr.ee/AlbinaCoInc for pictures, video and more!

For the roof, we rolled 600 lengths, varying from 28’-0” to 75’-6” long, of 14" OD X .375" / .500 WALL A500-18 GRADE B&C. That is 1,500,000# lot weight (750 tons) of rolled steel, 32 inbound trucks and 90 outbound trucks. The 14” OD material was laid over the top of the plate that we bent for this project. We bent 300 lengths, varying from 3’-0” to 37’-0” long, of PLATE 1½" THICK X 16¾" WIDE A572 GR. 50 and PLATE 1½" THICK X 10" WIDE A572 GR. 50.

In addition to the iconic roof, the tower at Hayward (187 feet tall) creates a community landmark honoring the first 100 years of track and field at Oregon. We rolled 400 lengths, varying from 20’-0” to 60’-0” long, of Tube Steel 8" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B, 8-5/8" OD X .625" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .375" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .250" WALL A500C WHEELED, and Flat Bar 3/8" X 4½" A36. That is 330,000# lot weight (165 tons) of rolled steel, 10 inbound trucks and 16 outbound trucks!

Our work was extremely precise, and we had zero rejected parts by the fabricator, Fought & Co., Inc. When measuring the work points during fabrication, they never once had to heat up or adjust the bending. To make the erection process go smoothly, we marked every 3-4 feet on the centerline back of the pipe to assist in the layout process for the diagrid “fish-mouth” stubs, and up-stands for the roofing system.

Check out the video below when Ashton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton Tour the Renovated Hayward Field.

BARBARA WALKER CROSSING UP FOR INTERNATIONAL CODA AWARD
BARBARA WALKER CROSSING UP FOR INTERNATIONAL CODA AWARD

The Barbara Walker Crossing Footbridge, along the Wildwood Trail in Portland, Oregon, is up for the International CODA Award for commissioned art around the world. Click to watch the YouTube Video featuring the bridge. The bridge, designed by local artist, Ed Carpenter, is 178’ long measured at the center of its curving deck. Its basic structure is a tri-chord truss of rusting and painted steel. Carpenter’s design evokes imagery of the sword ferns and vine maples lining the entire length of the Wildwood Trail. This project is a collaborative effort of the Portland Parks Foundation in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and Metro. Albina Co., Inc. bent 3½" SCH80 A847 and 5" SCH40 A847 all rolled to various radii, as well as 1" SCH40 A53B, 1½" SCH40 A53B, 1½" SCH80 A53B all rolled to various radii. For more examples of curved steel pedestrian bridges that we have been a part of check out the Architectural & Structural Section of our website. (Photo Credit: Ed Carpenter).

Barbara Walker Crossing Curved Steel Bridge along the Wildwood Trail in Portland, Oregon

Barbara Walker Crossing Curved Steel Bridge along the Wildwood Trail
Hayward Field Renovation:“The Front Runner in Steel Bending. We Tower Above the Rest."
Hayward Field Renovation:“The Front Runner in Steel Bending. We Tower Above the Rest."

Photo Credit: University of Oregon Track & Field

We were thrilled to be an integral part of reconstructing Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. Hayward Field is the world-class home to @OregonTF. Albina created the curved steel diaphragm used to support the roof structure and provided various bent materials to help construct the landmark tower at the northeast corner of the facility. Designers wanted to create a structure that was open and airy, allowing spectators to enjoy great views and natural daylight, in an intimate environment. See https://linktr.ee/AlbinaCoInc for pictures, video and more!

For the roof, we rolled 600 lengths, varying from 28’-0” to 75’-6” long, of 14" OD X .375" / .500 WALL A500-18 GRADE B&C. That is 1,500,000# lot weight (750 tons) of rolled steel, 32 inbound trucks and 90 outbound trucks. The 14” OD material was laid over the top of the plate that we bent for this project. We bent 300 lengths, varying from 3’-0” to 37’-0” long, of PLATE 1½" THICK X 16¾" WIDE A572 GR. 50 and PLATE 1½" THICK X 10" WIDE A572 GR. 50.

In addition to the iconic roof, the tower at Hayward (187 feet tall) creates a community landmark honoring the first 100 years of track and field at Oregon. We rolled 400 lengths, varying from 20’-0” to 60’-0” long, of Tube Steel 8" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B, 8-5/8" OD X .625" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .375" WALL A500C WHEELED, 8-5/8" OD X .250" WALL A500C WHEELED, and Flat Bar 3/8" X 4½" A36. That is 330,000# lot weight (165 tons) of rolled steel, 10 inbound trucks and 16 outbound trucks!

Our work was extremely precise, and we had zero rejected parts by the fabricator, Fought & Co., Inc. When measuring the work points during fabrication, they never once had to heat up or adjust the bending. To make the erection process go smoothly, we marked every 3-4 feet on the centerline back of the pipe to assist in the layout process for the diagrid “fish-mouth” stubs, and up-stands for the roofing system.

Curved Steel Pipe for Hayward Field Stadium at the University of Oregon

Curved Steel Pipe for Hayward Field Stadium at the University of Oregon

Curved Steel Pipe for Hayward Field Tower at the University of Oregon

Curved Steel Pipe for Hayward Field Tower at the University of Oregon
Carbon & Stainless Steel Pipe Spools
Carbon & Stainless Steel Pipe Spools

We bend and fabricate pipe spools for a variety of different industries. We have the ability to provide small and large spools out of both carbon and stainless materials. Our qualified welders can TIG or MIG weld spools depending on customer requirements.

pipe spools

pipe spools for air compressors

air compressor pipe spools

pipe spools

pipe spools for air compressors

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Curved Steel at our Nation's Schools & Universities
Curved Steel at our Nation's Schools & Universities

Boy how the tide has turned! No longer do I hear, “I don’t want to go to school today!” Instead I hear, “I can’t wait until we get to go back to school!” Kids across the country are gaining a new appreciation for how important it is to physically be able to enter their school buildings to learn. We have been very fortunate to be involved in a number of projects at schools across the nation including custom spiral and circular staircases, curved steel signs, curved steel artwork, curved steel canopies, and more!

Todays Highlight: Curved Steel at our Nation’s Schools & Universities

Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State Curved Steel Artwork Portland, OR
Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State Curved Steel Artwork Portland, OR

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Curved Steel Spiral Staircase San Diego, CA
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Curved Steel Spiral Staircase San Diego, CA

UCSF Medical Center Curved Steel Parking Canopy San Francisco, CA
UCSF Medical Center Curved Steel Parking Canopy San Francisco, CA

University of Oregon Curved Steel Sky Bridge Phil & Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact Eugene, OR
University of Oregon Curved Steel Sky Bridge Phil & Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact Eugene, OR

Evergreen High School Curved Steel Sign Vancouver, WA
Evergreen High School Curved Steel Sign Vancouver, WA

Sherwood High School Bike Racks Sherwood, OR
Sherwood High School Bike Racks Sherwood, OR

Rainier Beach High School Curved Steel Handrail Seattle, WA
Rainier Beach High School Curved Steel Handrail Seattle, WA

Gonzaga University Curved Steel Spiral Staircase in the Student Union Spokane, WA
Gonzaga University Curved Steel Spiral Staircase in the Student Union Spokane, WA

Oregon State Student Experience Center Curved Steel Canopy Corvallis, OR
Oregon State Student Experience Center Curved Steel Canopy Corvallis, OR
Curved Steel in our Parks & Recreational Facilities
Curved Steel in our Parks & Recreational Facilities

“We have to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles and work. Or waffles, friends, work. But work has to come third.” Leslie Knope Parks & Recreation Quote Ha!

Todays Highlights: Curved Steel in our Parks & Recreational Facilities

Curved Steel Canopy at Dust Devil Stadium Pasco, WA
Curved Steel Canopy at Dust Devil Stadium Pasco, WA

Curved Steel Supports for the Batman Roller coaster at Six Flags in Fiesta, TX
Curved Steel Supports for the Batman Roller coaster at Six Flags in Fiesta, TX
Curved Steel Pedestrian Bridge at the Barbara Walker Crossing of the Wildwood Trail in Portland, OR
Curved Steel Pedestrian Bridge at the Barbara Walker Crossing of the Wildwood Trail in Portland, OR

Curved Steel Roof Trusses at the Rio Vista Rec Center in Peoria, AZ
Curved Steel Roof Trusses at the Rio Vista Rec Center in Peoria, AZ

Curved Steel Roof at the Robson Square Ice Rink in Vancouver, BC
Curved Steel Roof at the Robson Square Ice Rink in Vancouver, BC

Curved Steel Handrail at the Vancouver Waterfront in Vancouver, WA
Curved Steel Handrail at the Vancouver Waterfront in Vancouver, WA

Curved Steel Supports for the Cement Skin and the Exposed Rails at the Sherwood Skate Park in Sherwood, OR
Curved Steel Supports for the Cement Skin and the Exposed Rails at the Sherwood Skate Park in Sherwood, OR

Curved Steel Entry Canopy for LA Fitness in Tigard, OR
Curved Steel Entry Canopy for LA Fitness in Tigard, OR

Curved Steel Canopy for the Pacific Plaza Pavilion in Dallas, TX
Curved Steel Canopy for the Pacific Plaza Pavilion in Dallas, TX