• Tensiline cable railing with handrail can be found in front of the ADA-compliant section at the arena, providing clear views of the basketball court.
  • Gridguard aluminum railing with mesh infill is found on the concourse overlooks and stairs.
  • On the suite level, fans will find Gridguard mesh railing on the overlooks along the walkways.
  • Track Rail with GlassNut™ and ½” clear laminated PVB interlayer is positioned in front of suite seating areas, creating clear sightlines, with Griprail pipe-style railing used as suite dividers.
  • Gridguard mesh railing with aluminum handrail lines the grand staircase, with Griprail used as a divider for crowd control.
  • Tensiline Railing with stainless steel cables can be found in front of fan seating areas and along stairs, allowing for minimal sightline obstruction. Griprail provides a graspable metal handrail in between aisles.

University of Cincinnati – Fifth Third Arena

Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Architect Moody-Nolan/Populous
Contractor Skanska

The University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena went through a massive 220,000-square-foot renovation, kicking UC school spirit up a notch. The update arena was transformed into a modern 360-degree seating bowl, featuring improved seating for 11,500 spectators. The refreshed arena features 6,808 lf of Trex Commercial Products ornamental steel and aluminum railing, including Tensiline Cable, Griprail and Track Rail located on the upper and lower bowls, as well as Gridguard Mesh railing and Griprail on the concourse overlooks and stairs. Beyond the interior railing, Trex Commercial Products provided Gridguard railing with metal grating infill for the East Site entrance on the grand staircase and adjacent building.