42 Projects

MassBiologics, Stormwater Retention System

MassBiologics, Stormwater Retention System

Boston
,
MA
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The stormwater retention system at the MassBiologics facility at the UMass Medical School comprises subsurface chambers constructed from modular, stackable thermoplastic units.  Following partial...

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...

Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility, Dry Ash Handling Building

Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility, Dry Ash Handling Building

Hartford
,
CT
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The new Dry Ash Handling Plant at the Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility included a slender, pre-engineered steel handling building. During a strong wind event, the partially erected steel...

Bingham Canyon Mine

Salt Lake City
,
UT
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A conveyor belt runs along one of the canyon benches at the copper mine. The upper slope of the canyon was undergoing a slow and predictable landslide transverse to the conveyor belt. To protect...

Retaining Wall Failure Investigation

Retaining Wall Failure Investigation

Prescott
,
AZ
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Shortly after the site was developed, a terraced, mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall failed. The MSE wall, with heights up to 63 ft tall, consisted of precast concrete facing panels and soil...

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

San Francisco
,
CA
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Completed is 1971, the cathedral is distinguished by its Expressionist design and ascending roof with its cross-shaped apex. Vertical and horizontal openings are filled with Dalle de Verre stained...

Saint Leander Catholic Church

San Leandro
,
CA
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The sixteen stained glass lancet windows at Saint Leander Church were installed in 1966. Local artist, Carl Huneke, constructed the vibrant panels in the Dalle de Verre technique with dalles (...

1625 North Ode Street Arlington, VA

1625 North Ode Street

Arlington
,
VA
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In August 2011, the apartment building at 1625 North Ode Street experienced differential settlement and damage after the excavation support at an adjacent construction site failed. SGH assessed...

City of Columbus Pipeline

Columbus
,
OH
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While attempting to install telecommunications lines below a creek, a driller punctured a buried, 48 in. dia. prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP). The pipe is part of Columbus’s water system...

7 World Trade Center

7 World Trade Center

New York
,
NY
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Falling debris from the collapse of the World Trade Center towers (WTC 1 and 2) damaged the building at 7 World Trade Center (WTC 7) and ignited fires. After several hours of fire exposure, WTC 7...

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