49 Projects

Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant

Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant

Seabrook
,
NH

The discovery of alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in concrete structures at the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant (Seabrook) was first documented case of ASR at any U.S. nuclear facility. The...

New Hampshire State House

Concord
,
NH
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The monumental dome on the New Hampshire State House is gilded in gold leaf. After regilding in the early 1990s, the gold leaf started discoloring. The state wanted to understand the cause of...

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...

Sonoma County Water Agency, Transmission System Pipeline

Sonoma County
,
CA
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The Sonoma County Water Agency manages a regional water supply to ensure its customers have access to clean water. Wanting to preserve their assets, the agency needed to understand the condition...

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington
,
DC
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During tenant fitout renovations on the sixth floor, the carpet installer reported debonding of the leveling compound and difficulty bonding the roll carpeting to the applied leveling compound....

Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus

Oak Brook
,
IL
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Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus added a new entrance vestibule in 2012, enclosing the original open-air, concrete-framed structure with a new exposed galvanized steel canopy structure featuring...

Massachusetts State House Time Capsule

Boston
,
MA
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On 4 July 1795, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and William Scollay led the procession from the old Massachusetts State House to the site of the new State House to lay the granite cornerstone.  In the...

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 (...

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