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University of Iowa - Flood Recovery
After the 2008 flood events in eastern Iowa, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reevaluated the 100 and 500 year floodplains for the affected area. As a result,...
Push Piers and Geo-LockĀ® Wall Anchors - Kansas City, MO
Oak Hall is a five-story building on the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) campus. Up to three inches of differential settlement was observed between the building’s...
Ellis Park Road Forcemain Construction - Toronto, Ontario
A sanitary sewer forcemain was planned along an existing roadway. A 280 meter long section of the forcemain would include two 200 millimeter (nominal 8”) PVC...
Wainwright Hall - Fort Riley, Kansas
Wainwright Hall at the Fort Riley Military Reservation in north central Kansas was constructed in 1889. A 50-foot-long by 10-foot-wide porch in the southeast corner of the...
Bowe Machine Building Renovation - Bettendorf, IA
The renovation of a 15,000-square-foot building was planned at the Bowe Machine facility. New foundations were required at 39 new column locations and for a large...
Mid-Continent Public Library - Liberty, MO
The 70-foot-long by 40-foot-deep “bump-out” section of the library experienced differential settlement relative to the main structure and along its exterior...
Industrial Park Levee - Council Bluffs, IA
Two new, independent sections of stormwater outfall sewers were proposed through a flood mitigation levee along the east bank of the Missouri River. One section would be approximately...
Pedestrian Bridge - Slope Stabilization
A bridge was proposed to span over the Little Papillion Creek and allow pedestrian access to a new community sports arena. Temporary sheet pile walls were installed to...
Heirloom Bakery & Hearth Remodel
An abandoned gas station built in the 1950s was being remodeled into a bakery. The general contractor found the original building construction did not include a lintel...
Warehouse Floor Stabilization
The Boeing Company acquired a 12,000-square-foot warehouse from Edwin Watts Golf. Boeing planned to convert the commercial distribution warehouse into a military parts...
Model 288 Helical Piles
April 2015 -- When the original, two-lane, trestle bridge experienced washout, it was replaced with multiple culverts covered with rock and soil. However, these culverts did...
Progressive Protein Warehouse Addition
A 2,800-square-foot addition was planned to extend the warehouse at four loading dock doors. The geotechnical investigation performed for the proposed addition included...
Memorial Union Stabilization - Columbia, MO
Memorial Union serves as a community center and student union building for the University of Missouri. The building’s prominent bell tower is considered by many...
Model 288 Helical Piles
April 2015 -- A new blower building was planned at a wastewater treatment facility. The area chosen for the proposed structure was previously used as a lagoon for the...
New Maintenance Building - Toronto, Ontario
A new maintenance building was planned at an existing water treatment plant. The maintenance building would be a steel-framed structure with an approximate building footprint...
Total Case Studies: 190

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