28 Projects

Minera Escondida, Organic Growth Project 1, Tunnel 4

Atacama Desert
,
Chile
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Expansion of the Minera Escondida copper mine included constructing a corrugated steel structural plate arch tunnel. The tunnel acts as a buried bridge to carry a haul road over the mine’s...

Fenway Park Rooftop Farm

Boston
,
MA
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The Boston Red Sox wanted an urban garden on their stadium roof to grow produce for the ball park’s restaurants. Fenway Farms, which reflects the team’s commitment to sustainability, is located on...

Roof Investigations

Northeastern United States
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During the 2014-2015 winter, historic amounts of snow fell in the Northeastern U.S. With closely spaced storms, the area experienced little or no melting between them. The resulting accumulation...

53 State Street Roof Deck

Boston
,
MA
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Exchange Place at 53 State Street includes the 1896 Boston Stock Exchange and the modern glass-clad tower. The new roof deck serves as a showpiece space for Exchange Place offering entertaining...

Indian Valley Reservoir

Newport Beach
,
CA
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The Indian Valley Reservoir provides long-term irrigation storage and flood control. A 2010 inspection report recommended seismic analyses of the floodgates and control structure to confirm the...

Vertical Installation of Corrugated Steel Pipe

Waltham
,
MA
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Contech Engineered Solutions (Contech) installs corrugated steel pipe (CSP) to form wind turbine foundations. After excavating, Contech installs the pipe vertically within the hole and quickly...

Higher Ground Farm, Boston Design Center

Higher Ground Farm, Boston Design Center

Boston
,
MA
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Located on Boston Design Center’s roof, Higher Ground Farm is an urban garden offering a variety of local produce to the Seaport District neighborhood. SGH evaluated the existing roof structure to...

Bay Area Rapid Transit, Earthquake Safety Program

Bay Area Rapid Transit, Earthquake Safety Program

Oakland
,
CA
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Carrying about 360,000 commuters every day, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is an important part of the region’s transportation infrastructure.  Knowing that the transit system could experience a...

Pentagon Building Performance Study

Pentagon, Building Performance Study

Washington
,
DC
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On the morning of 11 September 2001, hijackers crashed a commercial plane into the Pentagon.  Following that attack, the American Society of Civil Engineers established a building performance...

Storrow Drive Tunnel Testing, Monitoring, and Rating Boston

Storrow Drive Tunnel Testing, Monitoring, and Rating

Boston
,
MA
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Constructed in the 1950s and carrying over 100,000 vehicles per day, the Storrow Drive Interchange is a major commuting route and link to Back Bay.  The interchange includes two reinforced...

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