Naval Weapons Station, TC Dock Structural Repairs
Structural repairs to the 1,500 ft long, 136,000 SF dock. Issues included deteriorated concrete, damaged expansion joints, and broken fender piles. Pilings also required reinforcement to compensate for increase unbraced length due to dredging and inadequate bearing capacity. The $8M project also added vertical and battered piles and reinforced areas of the deck to withstand live loads of over 1,700 pounds per square foot.
City of Rome, Riverwalk Pedestrian Bridge
The Rome Riverwalk unites downtown Rome with the Oostanala, Etowah, and Coosa rivers. A system of trails provides scenic views for bikers, runners and walkers of the area. The project included a 50 ft concrete and steel pedestrian bridge that provides access over a floodgate in the flood protection levee.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Group Shelter & Marina
Seminole State Park, GA
Design of a 3,000 SF Marina and a 5,500 SF Group Assembly Shelter adjacent to Lake Seminole in southwest Georgia. The project, which is located in an 110 mph wind zone, included long span heavy timber trusses supported by wood framing and reinforced masonry.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Magnolia Springs Aquarium
Jenkins County, GA
Structural engineering for addition of a 2,463 SF entry vestibule, restrooms, and assembly area to existing aquarium. Project included structural design of reinforced masonry walls, wood gravity design and a wood shearwall lateral design. Exposed scissor trusses are supported by wood beams and steel or wood columns.