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USF Research Building, Tampa, FL

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USF Research BuildingTampa, FLCLIENT: University of South Florida ENGINEER: FGE Engineering MARKET: Institutional SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout  Ground Improvement for a multi-story buildingOver 100 cubic yards compaction grout utilizedProject PDFProjectThe project is a research building located on the University of South Florida campus in Tampa, FL. The research lab had wall cracks appearing and doors not opening properly. …

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Moorings Condominiums, Tarpon Springs, FL

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Moorings Condominiums Tarpon Springs, FLCLIENT: Moorings Condo HOA ENGINEER: Basic Engineering MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout, Injection Pins, Chemical Grout  Ground Improvement for a 12 building condominium complex.Over 1,400 cubic yards compaction grout, 765 injection pins, and over 18,000 lbs of chemical grout utilizedProject PDFProjectThe project is a 12 building condominium complex located on the waterfront in …

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Underpinning and Chemical Grout: Multi-Use Commercial Building, Tampa, FL

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The Plaza at Harbour IslandTampa, FLCLIENT: Plaza Harbour Island Condo Assoc. ENGINEER: Delta Engineering MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Foundation Repair SERVICE: Underpinning and Chemical GroutFoundation Repair for a Multi-Use ComplexImprovement of the clayey sands and silty soilsMicropiles installed to a 45-50 ft depth rangeProject PDFProjectThe project is a multi-use complex, including retail space and multi-level condominiums/apartments. The Geotechnical Engineer of Record …

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Compaction Grout: Community Center, Ocala, FL

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Ocala Community CenterOcala, FLCLIENT: R.L. Burns Inc. ENGINEER: Terracon Consultants MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Compaction Grout  Ground Improvement for a new community centerOver 1,500 cubic yards of grouting utilized at an approximate depth of 25 ft.Project PDFProjectThe project is new construction two story community center building (Mary Sue Rich Community Center) located in the City of Ocala. The …

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Poly Foam: Luxury Apartment Complex Pool Deck, St. Petersburg, FL

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Inlet Bay Luxury ApartmentsSt. Petersburg, FLCLIENT: UDR Inc. MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Poly Foam  Soil stabilization for a luxury apartment complex pool deckOver 1,200 lbs of poly foam grout injected underneath pool deckProject PDFProjectThe project is a luxury apartment complex pool deck in need of soil stabilization and ground improvement.Challenge• Soil conditions with large voids underneath pool deckSolutionThe …

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Helical Piers: Sirata Beach Hotel, St. Pete Beach, FL

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Deep Foundations, Featured Projects, Helical Piers by John Topa

Sirata Beach Resort HotelSt. Pete Beach, FLCLIENT: T & G Constructors ENGINEER: ECS Florida MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Deep Foundation SERVICE: Helical PiersDeep foundation for a commercial resort pool56 helical piers installed to support poolPiers installed to a minimum depth of 12 ft below surfaceProject PDFProjectThe project is a commercial resort pool in need of pre-construction helical piers for the main …

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Permeation Grout: NASA, Cape Canaveral, FL

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NASA Kennedy Space CenterCape Canaveral, FLCLIENT: NASA Kennedy Space Center ENGINEER: Universal Engineering Sciences MARKET: Industrial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Permeation GroutGround Improvement for NASA Kennedy Space CenterImprovement of the loose/medium dense soilsLow pressure permeation grout injections spaced 4 feet across the Launch ComplexProject PDFProjectThe permeation grout project is at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. This …

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Helical Piers: Go Mobile Flooring, Tampa, FL

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Go Mobile FlooringTampa, FLCLIENT: Matcon Construction MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Deep Foundation SERVICE: Helical PiersDeep Foundation for a Retail BuildingInstalled (51) 12”x14”x14” triple helix design, 7”x7”x1/2” top plateTotal footage installed 1389Avg Termination foot lbs of torque 7,000. with depth ranging from 20-50ftProject PDFProjectThe project is a commercial retail building. The Geotechnical Engineer of Record recommended a deep foundation solution of helical …

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A Solid Commercial Foundation Starts with Vibro Stone Columns

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Featured Projects, Vibro Stone Columns by John Topa

Vibro stone columns offer general contractors in the State of Florida, a more sustainable and economical alternative for solid commercial deep foundations as opposed to deep and piling foundation solutions. They are designed with complex engineering techniques and bypass many ground issues by strengthening and densifying weak compacted soils in-situ.

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Compaction Grout: Duke Energy, Crystal River, FL

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Duke EnergyCrystal River, FLCLIENT: Duke Energy ENGINEER: S&ME MARKET: Industrial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Compaction GroutGround Improvement for a Power FacilityImprovement of the sandy/silty soils87 Compaction Grout PointsProject PDFProjectThe compaction grout project is a nuclear power plant located in Crystal River, FL. This project consisted of the design and construction of a new Wastewater Treatment (WWT) system for flue gas …