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Hickey Elementary School Elevator Addition - St. Louis, MO
The Hickey Elementary School building was constructed in 1965. An elevator addition was planned for the school to comply with ADA requirements. The soil profile at the propose...
Warehouse Construction - Red Bud - Illinois
A local automotive parts distributor planned to have a new 113,000-square foot distribution warehouse built. The proposed metal building would include 20 structural column...
Washington University Parking Garage - St. Louis, MO
The parking garage was supported on drilled shaft foundations. The stonework façade was supported independently from the parking structure on shallow spread footings....
Menard Hall Renovation - Springfield, IL
Menard Hall on the Lincoln Land Community College campus is a two-story structure with offices, classrooms, and student dining. Renovations to the building included the repair...
Hospital Renovation - Mount Vernon, IL
A second level was planned for an existing one-story building. It was determined the second story addition would overload four existing column locations. Therefore, new columns...
I70 and I270 Bridge Approaches - St. Louis County, Missouri
A series of bridge rehabilitations were scheduled on the Interstate interchange connecting East and West bound I-70 traffic to North and South Bound I-270 traffic.  Prior...
Highway 15, Belleville IL
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was receiving complaints from motorists that large bumps existed on a recently resurfaced section of HWY 15. A visual...
I64 / IL-158 Underpass - O'Fallon, IL
Commuter complaints to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) reported uneven lanes and large “bumps” along westbound Interstate 64 as it passes under...
Taco Bell Drive Thru - Fort Myers, FL
A local Taco Bell had been going through extensive remodeling in preparation for its grand reopening. Less than two weeks prior to the re-opening, differential settlement...
Private Residence - Montrose, CO
 Excessive vertical movement of the 3,240 square-foot home caused doors and windows to stick and drywall to crack. A geotechnical investigation identified the house had...
NDOR Highway Slab Lift - Gretna, NE
The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) commissioned the repair of a 24-foot wide, 100-foot long section of Highway 6 near the intersection with Giles Road. This area of poured...
New Pool Deck and Retaining Wall - Cape Coral, FL
A CMU-block retaining wall at Schooner Cove Condominiums ran along a canal seawall to support a section of elevated pool deck. Significant cracking and movement of the wall...
Commercial Building Stabilization - Cape Coral, FL
The back wall of a 100-foot-long, single-story building had differentially settled one inch toward one of the rear corners. The settlement was evident by horizontal and stair-step...
Beach House Stabilization - Fort Meyers, FL
An elevated beach house built in 1949 was supported on timber pilings with wood cross bracing. Partial deterioration of the existing piles caused the one-story stilt home...
New Pool Construction - Fort Myers Beach, FL
A swimming pool was planned behind a bayside home that was still under construction. The cinderblock and wood framework of the new home was supported by driven concrete piles;...
Total Case Studies: 190

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