SITE INVESTIGATION AND FOUNDATION DESIGN: RIGID FRAME BUILDING
Clark Site Contractors
Grand Island, New York
(716) 773-6872 x205
Clark Site Contractors required additional equipment and tool storage at its Grand Island, New York yard. Clark retained DE to complete a shallow test pit investigation, establish the proper geotechnical design parameters, prepare a suitable foundation design, and assist in the layout and inspection of the foundation construction for this new rigid steel frame building.
DE services included:
Test pit investigation in clay and saturated sand layers;
Selection of geotechnical parameters through the “observational method”;
Determine critical load combinations and prepare reinforced concrete pier and footer design calculations and details;
Design and specification of concrete floor slab;
Preparation of Construction Drawings and Specifications; and,
Layout and inspection of foundation and slab construction.