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Steel builds indoor baseball fields

Vulcraft/Verco Group, a division of Nucor, supplied its Short Span, Long Span Steel Joists, Steel Roof Deck, 1.5B, 3N, 3NPA and Steel Floor Deck, 0.6C, for the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy in Cincinnati.Vulcraft/Verco Group, a division of Nucor, supplied its Short Span, Long Span Steel Joists, Steel Roof Deck, 1.5B, 3N, 3NPA and Steel Floor Deck, 0.6C, for the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy in Cincinnati. The 33,000-square-foot athletic facility features four fields and classrooms, and offers year-round baseball and softball play indoors. Cincinnati Reds Urban Youth Academy was completed in July 2014 and received a 2015 NuHeights Design Award from Nucor.

Owner: Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati

Architect: MSA Architects, Cincinnati

General contractor: Kokosing Construction Co. Inc., Westerville, Ohio

Builder: Cincinnati Construction Products Inc., Cincinnati

Steel: Vulcraft/Verco Group, a division of Nucor, Charlotte, N.C., www.vulcraft.com