21 Projects

Homestead Hills Development

Homestead Hills Development

Thornton
,
CO
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The Homestead Hills development comprises 178 one- and two-story, wood-framed homes constructed between 2005 and 2010. Shortly after construction, homeowners reported cracked drywall, displaced...

Mission 106 Leawood Kansas

Mission 106

Leawood
,
KS
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Mission 106 is mixed-use complex with 132 apartments, commercial retail space, and many amenities. The 149,000 sq ft building is a wood-framed superstructure constructed over a concrete podium....

Apartment Complex

Apartment Complex

Jacksonville
,
FL
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The apartment complex, containing over 300 units in seven interconnected buildings, experienced sagging and settling of elevated walkways and balconies shortly after construction. SGH investigated...

Stroube Drain Oxnard

Stroube Drain

Oxnard
,
CA

After constructing the first 1.5 mi of the Stroube Drain cast-in-place, reinforced concrete box culvert, the owner discovered the design did not consider live loads for the most severe traffic...

Lynn Classical High School

Lynn Classical High School

Lynn
,
MA

Lynn Classical High School is a one- to three-story structure built on construction debris fill. Shortly after construction, staff observed water leakage and significant damage due to settlement...

Atlanta Botanical Garden Walkway Collapse Investigation

Atlanta Botanical Garden Walkway Collapse Investigation

Atlanta
,
GA

On 19 December 2008, a large portion of the S-shaped, steel-framed walkway under construction at the Atlanta Botanical Garden suddenly collapsed during concrete placement operations.  The...

Shaw Park Plaza St. Louis, MO

Shaw Park Plaza

St. Louis
,
MO
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Shaw Park Plaza, clad with a brick masonry veneer, features multistory curtain wall bays and a sloped, illuminated glass tower above the roof.  This new building experienced water leakage and...

Central Artery Tunnel Project Leakage Investigation Boston

Central Artery Tunnel Project Leakage Investigation

Boston
,
MA
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The Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) Project relocated Boston’s elevated Central Artery below ground.  Systemic water leakage at the tunnel roof to slurry wall intersection created a long-term...

Cook County Administration Building fire

Cook County Administration Building

Chicago
,
IL

On the afternoon of 17 October 2003, a fire started on the twelfth floor of the thirty-seven story Cook County Administration Building.  At that time, the doors from the stairway to the vestibules...

Hyatt Regency Hotel Walkway Collapse

Hyatt Regency Hotel Walkway

Kansas City
,
MO

In July 1981, two suspended walkways spanning the dramatic atrium of the Hyatt Regency Hotel collapsed during a weekend Tea Dance.  As a result, 114 people died and hundreds more were injured....

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