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Concrete Slab Cracks Can Absolutely Lead to Foundation Problems

In Ground Improvement, Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Concrete is both affordable and durable, so it is a common building material that is used to construct driveways, patios, and home foundations in Naples, Orlando, and other Florida communities. While its exceptional properties make it strong enough to endure the tremendous forces of Mother Nature, significant weight, heavy traffic, and more, concrete is prone to a few problems that …

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Compaction Grout: Community Center, Ocala, FL

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

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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Discover A Superior Seawall Drainage Solution – Jet Filters

In Commercial Blog Posts, Ground Improvement, Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Living directly on the waterfront in Tampa, Sarasota, or other Florida cities can be idyllic most of the time. However, to continue enjoying the complete living experience that your home’s location provides, you will need to protect it from the damaging forces of powerful elements. The concrete seawall that supports the ground that your home sits on will eventually be …

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Underpinning: Royal Arms Condominiums, Altamonte Springs, FL

In Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Residential Blog Posts, Residential Projects by John Topa

Royal Arms CondominiumsAltamonte Springs, FLCLIENT: Royal Arms Condo Association ENGINEER: Award Engineering MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Foundation Repair SERVICE: UnderpinningFoundation Stabilization Program132 Pressure Piers InstalledPiers installed ranging from 20-78 ft deepProject PDFProjectThe project is a residential condominium complex that was in need of foundation stabilization. The Geotechnical Engineer of Record recommended a solution of pressure pier underpinning to safely and permanently …

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Compaction Grout: Hidden Brook Condominiums, Palm Harbor, FL

In Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Residential Blog Posts, Residential Projects by John Topa

Hidden Brook CondominiumsPalm Harbor, FLCLIENT: Hidden Brook Condo Association ENGINEER: SEI Inc. MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Compaction Grout, UnderpinningLow Mobility and High Mobility Compaction Grout ApplicationsGrout points placed approximately 8-10 foot on center in two phasesGrout pipes drilled 1.5 ft to 3 ft off structuresProject PDFProjectThe project is a residential condominium complex that experienced sinkhole activity. The Geotechnical Engineer …

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Permeation Grout: NASA, Cape Canaveral, FL

In Commercial Projects, Commercial Blog Posts, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Permeation Grout by John Topa

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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Compaction Grout: Duke Energy, Crystal River, FL

In Commercial Projects, Commercial Blog Posts, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

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 …

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Vibro Stone Columns and Compaction Grout: Multi-Use Commercial Building, Ocoee, FL

In Commercial Projects, Commercial Blog Posts, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Vibro Stone Columns by John Topa

Ocoee City CenterOcoee, FLCLIENT: Randall Construction ENGINEER: Raad-Tannous Engineering Group MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Vibro, Compaction GroutGround Improvement for a Multi-Use ComplexImprovement of the sandy/silty soilsAllowable soil bearing capacity of 6,000 psfProject PDFProjectThe project is a multi-use complex, including retail space, office space, restaurants, multi-level condominiums/ apartments (9 stories tall), a 9-story hotel, and two 5 to 6-story …

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Chemical Grout: Commercial Medical Building, Tampa, FL

In Commercial Projects, Commercial Blog Posts, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

Hamdan Medical BuildingTampa, FLCLIENT: Hamdan Medical ENGINEER: Award Engineering MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICE: Chemical GroutSoil stabilization for a 1 story medical buildingAll 635 grout injection points were inside the building31,565.5 +/- pounds of chemical grout injectedProject PDFProjectThe project is a single-story, metal frame, office building with stucco cover, interior steel pipe column supports, and post tension cable reinforced …