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Helical piers/piles are a popular, cost saving approach to a wide variety of residential, industrial and commercial buildings foundation and earth support projects. They are often the first choice of contractors, structural engineering professionals and architects due to their many savings, installation and environmental advantages.
Increasingly, Florida general contractors faced with the prospect of having to construct expensive, time-consuming deep foundations beneath multi-story residential or commercial buildings are turning to a specialized type of aggregate pier known as vibro-piers or vibro stone columns.
Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a measure that is aimed at expanding the Suncoast Parkway and other toll roads on the west side of Florida. This bill contains plans to extend the Suncoast Parkway from Citrus County to the Georgia line.
Successful construction planning depends on contributions from civil, mechanical and systems designers. As project manager or developer, you are wise to add the expertise of a qualified geotechnical specialist that you trust on your team
Although a quality seawall, with regular maintenance, should last for several decades, you must be vigilant for telltale signs, such as concrete cracks, that may indicate premature failure of your wall's structural components.
A common occurrence with decks is cracking, which could stem from a few different causes. In this blog post, we’ll look at how you can repair cracked concrete pool decks for your tenants.
The same helical piers that are used to stabilize and lift the foundations of buildings that have settled or experienced foundational shifts can — and should — be used in pre-construction situations as well.
While all buildings need a foundation, commercial buildings need a foundation that will be able to withstand high weight loads and temperature changes.
Nothing is more frustrating than a flooding parking lot, especially in Southern summers with their quick, heavy afternoon rains. Fortunately, you have options for how to fix a parking lot that’s constantly flooding.
A geotechnical report is the process of collecting information and evaluating the conditions of the site for the purpose of designing and constructing the foundation for a structure, such as a building, plant or bridge.