13 Projects

The Artist Building at 300 Summer Street

Boston
,
MA
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The Artist Building at 300 Summer Street, originally constructed in 1898, was converted to cooperative residences/art studios in the 1990s. Current flood maps show the building is vulnerable to...

Retail Space

Cambridge
,
MA
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In the summer of 2014, a high-intensity rainfall in Cambridge surcharged the city’s stormwater drainage system, resulting in localized flooding near a basement-level retail space. The floodwaters...

University of Baltimore, Langsdale Library

Baltimore
,
MD
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Looking to modernize their library facilities, the University of Baltimore planned to renovate the existing Langsdale Library and construct a new library building. SGH assessed the flood risk for...

Riverine Flood Hazard Assessments of Retail Buildings

Kingston
,
NY
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Located throughout the Northeastern United States, the sites of several new and existing stores are exposed to riverine flooding and subject to local floodplain regulations. SGH performed flood...

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...

Fontbonne Academy

Milton
,
MA
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Fontbonne Academy, a secondary girls’ school, experienced several flooding events on the campus and adjacent roadway. At times, water entered the school’s below-grade spaces, causing damage to...

The Arroyo

Walnut Creek
,
CA
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Hall Equities Group wanted a modern, luxury apartment building near downtown Walnut Creek, where building heights are limited unless the public votes to allow the development to exceed the...

Mount Holyoke College, Boat House

South Hadley
,
MA
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The Mount Holyoke College rowing team needed a permanent riverside boat house.  Through a partnership with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the new boat house also provides a space...

Auburn Street Bridge, Mystic Valley Parkway

Medford
,
MA
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The Auburn Street Bridge spans the Mystic River. Constructed in 1906, the single-span concrete arch bridge has abutments that act as large-spread footings. Undermining of the abutments and wing...

Post-Hurricane Katrina Evaluations, St. Bernard Parish

New Orleans
,
LA
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In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated St. Bernard Parish, located east of New Orleans, with high winds, heavy rains, and flooding due to failure of levees surrounding the parish. SGH...

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