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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;...
Stabilization for Elevator Excavation
Renovations to the Pasco County School District Offices included an interior elevator addition within one of the existing buildings. The proposed elevator shaft required excavating...
Science Museum of Virginia
The Science Museum of Virginia planned to open a new permanent exhibit called “Speed”. The centerpiece of this exhibit would be a full-size SR-17 Blackbird spy...
Private Boat Harbor - Naples, FL
A 216-foot-long by 60-foot-wide, L-shaped inlet waterway was planned at the site of a bayside residence. The proposed dredging would allow water from the adjacent bay to flow...
I-80 Bridge Departure Slab
The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) was experiencing as much as two inches of settlement over a 100’ x 25’ section of bridge departure on eastbound Interstate...
Carlton Building Parking Garage
The second level of the Carlton Building parking garage was constructed half on grade and half above another parking lot. The area where the two halves joined had settled...
TDOT I-24 Settlement Remediation
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) observed 1,700 feet of the eastbound center lane of Interstate 24 had settled as much as two inches. More concerning about...
I-80 Bridges - 56th to Waverly Interchange
Three newly constructed bridges on Interstate 80 showed significant settlement on the approach slabs within a relatively short time after construction. The pavement was in...
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