Featured Project: Buck O’Neil Bridge – Kansas City, MO

Project Overview Facility: Buck O’Neil Bridge Owner: City of Kansas City and Missouri Department of Transportation Location: Kansas City, MO General contractor: Massman-Clarkson Joint Venture Services: Engineered flowable fill Project Summary The Buck O’Neil Bridge, formerly known as the Broadway Bridge, is a triple arch bridge over the Missouri River, that serves as a key regional […]

Flowable Fill Buyer’s Guide

Slip Lined Pipe with LDCC Engineered Fill

Engineered flowable fill, also called lightweight cellular concrete, cellular grout, low-density cellular concrete (LDCC), or controlled low-strength material (CLSM), is a robust and versatile material ideal for a variety of geotechnical applications. Nettles Construction Solutions is one of the largest and most well-respected contractors and installers of flowable fill in the country. We have decades […]

Featured Project: CECO Utility Trench Fill with Flowable Fill – Katy, Texas

Project Overview Application: Utility Trench Fill General Contractor: CECO Pipeline Services Services Provided: Elastizell Low-Density Cellular Concrete Flowable Fill Project Summary CECO Pipeline Services Company, an industrial services company focusing on new line lays, take up and relay, pipeline integrity work, fabrication, coating applications, corrosion remediation services, erosion control, mechanical services, compliance work, and more, […]

Pipe Fills and Pipeline Void Fills Using Engineered Flowable Fill


PIPE FILLS OR PIPELINE VOID FILLS USING ENGINEERED FLOWABLE FILL Engineered Fill is a type of flowable fill that inserts air bubbles into a cement mixture, making the fill significantly lighter and easier to pump. One of the most common applications of engineered fill is pipe fills (also called pipeline fills, pipe void fills, or […]

Applications and Benefits of Low Density – Controlled Low-Strength Material

Nettles is an industry leader in cellular concrete engineered fill, and our expert team is one of the largest and most respected installers of low-density cellular concrete (LDCC) in the country. Also known as controlled low-strength material (CLSM or LD-CLSM), low-density cellular concrete is a lightweight, highly flowable and flexible solution for a wide variety […]

Featured Project: Bishop North Apartments – Dallas, Texas

Project Overview Facility: Bishop North General Contractor: Crimson Building Company, LLC Owner: Exxir Capital, LLC Services Provided: LDCC engineered fill above the parking garage Project Summary Nettles Construction Solutions provided turnkey Elastizell Engineered Fill Low-Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC) for the installations as designed. The courtyard/plaza included approximately 653 CY of Elastizell Engineered Fill (EF) (30pcf […]

Featured Project: Enterprise Terminal Dock Expansion – Texas City, TX

Project Overview Facility: Texas City, TX Enterprise Terminal Dock Expansion General Contractor: Piling, Inc. Engineers: CH2MHill / Jacobs Owner: Enterprise Crude Pipeline, LLC. Services Provided: Cellular Concrete Engineered Fill Project Summary We placed low-density cellular concrete (LDCC) fill behind approximately 220 wall feet failed bulkhead at the Seaway Texas City Dock. The Problem The Seaway Texas City […]

Introducing Ron Contreras: Nettles’ New Cellular Concrete Engineered Fill (EF) Expert

When it comes to Low-Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC), Controlled Low Strength Material (CLSM), Engineered Fill (EF), Flowable Fill, and finding the right subcontractor to ensure your project goes smoothly is essential. Luckily, Ron has joined the Nettles team and is ready to help our customers find construction solutions that work for them. Ron may not have […]

Why Low-Density Cellular Concrete Is the Best Solution for Pipeline Fills and Void Fills

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Our most recent blog post outlined the advantages and applications of Low Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC) for engineered fill and engineered flowable fill projects. LDCC (also known as flowable fill or cellular grout) is lightweight, low-density, and highly flowable, making it a quick, permanent, and affordable solution for pipeline fills and void fills. In pipeline […]

Why Choose Low-Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC) for Your Next Engineered Fill Project?

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Nettles has become an industry leader in engineered flowable fill (check out our recent blog post about the advantages of EFF). For EFF projects, our experienced team uses Low-Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC) as a lightweight, highly flowable engineered fill solution. What is LDCC? Low-Density Cellular Concrete (LDCC) is a mixture of Portland Cement, water, and […]