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Low-Carbon Concrete Pilot Project – 2021

Case Study: Pedestrian Crosswalk & Signal Pole Footings & Adjacent Sidewalk

This pilot project compared the performance low carbon concrete mix with 50% cement replacement with a 100% cement mix for pole footings. Cost, strength, and finishability were all compared. Additionally, utility locate differences were also evaluated.


  • Stacey Foreman, Sustainable Procurement Program Manager, Portland, Oregon


  • Jordan Palmeri, Environmental Scientist and Policy Advisor, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Meghan Lewis, Senior Researcher, Carbon Leadership Forum

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