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Case Studies

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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Commuter complaints to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) reported uneven lanes and large “bumps” along westbound Interstate 64 as it passes under...
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...
 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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: 175

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