SITE INVESTIGATION AND FOUNDATION DESIGN: RIGID FRAME BUILDING
Clark Site Contractors
Grand Island, New York
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.