Case Studies From Foundation Supportworks

Case Studies

December 2010 - The Boulder Rural Fire Department planned to renovate an older office building to serve as a fire station. The project included construction of a new stair...
December 2009 Shortly after construction began on a home on Big Floyd Lake, the builder began to observe early warning signs of foundation settlement. Before continuing with...
January 2009 -The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Steam Plant is located along the Elizabeth River and adjacent to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The plant burns...
September 2010- The proposed site for the new Knoxville Zoo Lion and Baboon Exhibit was within a previously developed area of the property. The six test borings completed...
March 2010- In 2010, Keller, Inc. began construction of a free stall milking complex designed to handle up to 380 head of cattle at a dairy farm operation. The exterior foundation...
November 2009- Construction details for the new Culver’s restaurant included an 8-inch-thick poured concrete foundation wall, steel framing and anchored masonry veneer....
Des Peres Hospital is a 143-bed medical facility in St. Louis County, Missouri. A 13-foot tall, 12-inch thick poured concrete retaining wall provides approximately nine feet...
A new boat dock was planned along the shoreline of a small manmade lake that formed within the limits of an abandoned gravel pit. The proposed dock would extend out into the...
A beach (at grade) boardwalk was proposed at Gray’s Lake Park within the area between the Raccoon River and Gray’s Lake. The ADA compliant boardwalk would extend...
CSL Plasma planned renovations to a vacant end unit of a strip mall. The rear left corner of the unit had settled as much as two inches, evident by a large diagonal crack...
The 11-story Fleming Building in downtown Des Moines was built in 1909. The lowrise building was constructed as a steel rigid frame with a brick and granite façade. Renovation...
The condominium complex had a large trash compactor enclosed by three concrete block retaining walls and an access gate. The enclosure footprint measured approximately...
A slab-on-grade building addition was planned along the south and east sides of an existing school gymnasium. The gymnasium had experienced differential settlement at...
A 4,000 square-foot family cottage was planned for a lakefront property. A geotechnical investigation identified a general soil profile consisting of approximately 45...
An equipment addition was planned within a three-story, steel foundry building. The equipment would be supported on four columns with an estimated service load of 200...
Total Case Studies: 177

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