Hotel Parking Garage

Failure of steal and welds due to corrosion, tension, and shear stress required seam maintenance of the Double Tee parking garage. Double Tee “hotshot” Anchors were utilized to reinforce the seams, combined with new welds and sealant. Single layers of 300 GSM unidirectional fabric were wrapped at beam ends, anchored by Fortec Carbon Staple Anchors,…

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Retail Center Slab Crack Repair

This large retail center was experiencing severe cracking in multiple areas. The contractor installed approximately 1,000 Crack Stitches as part of the overall space remodel. As the images show, stitches were installed roughly 12″ apart, perpendicular to the crack to maximize the tensile strength of the carbon fiber and prevent future crack expansion. The cracks…

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Factory to Hotel Conversion

This industrial building, originally built in 1926, was being re-purposed into a hotel. The load demands for occupancy and dining facilities required that reinforcement be installed on all floors. Fortress ReGrid carbon Kevlar® straps were chosen, and a total of over 4,000 feet was installed in 33′ spans. Each span took less than 25 minutes…

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Interstate 95 Florida Skate Park

The Miami Park Authority in cooperation with The Nick Katz Charitable Foundation partnered together to build several skate parks under the I95 freeway viaducts. A construction error occurred in one of the parks in Miami as contractors drilled into structural girders to hang lighting. FDOT required the removal of the lighting and that the area…

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Wall Shear

Project Scope: Residential block foundation built in 1930s. All walls were in various modes of failure. Slab and footer were poured monolithic.  Two walls were deemed too far out of tolerance to repair and were therefore replaced. Solution: InvisiBeam Carbon Kevlar straps with top anchor and bottom anti-shearing anchor were used on remaining walls, which…

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