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October 10, 2017
EVENT: GeoStructures Technical Workshop – Tysons Corner, VA (December 5th)
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September 6, 2017
EVENT: GeoStructures Technical Workshop – Charlotte, NC (November 15th)
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August 28, 2017
Appalachian Trail Update #5-Chris Leininger’s Appalachian Trail Hike
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REI @ Pike and Rose
950 Rose Avenue is the address of a new 36,000 sf Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) store. The store will feature a rustic yet modern design utilizing reclaimed wood and brick and contemporary vertical and etched metal paneling. Entrances will be framed by large wood and steel trellises.
The geotechnical engineer recommended the use of Geopier Rammed Aggregate Pier® elements to improve the fill soils so they could support footings designed for 6,000 psf for the main portion of the REI store.
For the interface with the 19-story tower, Ductile Iron Piles driven to decomposed rock were selected to support the loads from the south wall of the REI store adjacent to the tower. This approach eliminated the differential settlement concern at the interface between the two buildings.
GeoStructures exists to challenge conventional solutions and provide customers with innovative solutions to their foundation and grade separation challenges. The test against which success is measured is that any solution needs to provide customers with value in terms cost savings over conventional methods, shorter schedule and a seamless project delivery by a team focused on customer service.
Anyone can bid your plans…. Real Value occurs by improving the plan, and providing a design that is easy to build, lowers cost, improves the schedule, and accomplished with great customer service.
That’s why we exist…
Established in 1995, GeoStructures consists of geotechnical and structural engineers that provide marketing and design services in support of its sister company GeoConstructors (established in 1997). GeoConstructors provides design-build construction services for ground improvement, (Aggregate Piers, Geopier, Impact Pier Displacement Piers, GeoConcrete Columns, Rigid Inclusions, Ductile Iron Piles & Rapid Impact Compaction), structures-walls (Soundwalls, Retaining Walls, MSE Walls, Post and Panel Walls, Concrete Arches and Bridges) and slope stability applications (SRT Plate Piles, Drilled Shafts, Geogrid Slope Reinforcement, and Landslide Stabilization). These technologies are used to solve customer problems ranging from settlement control of building, tank and MSE wall foundations, liquefaction mitigation, and support of load transfer platforms, to landslide corrections for shallow and deep seated slope failures, and creating economical grade separation options with steepened slopes.
By providing design-build services under one roof, clients have been receiving the seamless experience of customized design-build services for their Brownfield, Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Transportation projects for the last 20 years.