Austin VA Outpatient Clinic

Austin (TX) VA Outpatient Clinic, Technical Peer Review

Austin, TX

Structural Peer Review of construction documents including plans, specifications, and calculations for the physical security design of a new $224 million dollar, 255,483 SF, 3-story, steel frame superstructure, supported by drilled pier foundations in highly expansive soils. Project included a braced frame lateral system and blast design including progressive collapse and glazing design.  Applicable Codes: IBC 2012; VA Structural Design Manual, H-18-8 VA Seismic Design Requirements 2006; VA Physical Security Design Manual; ACI 318 and AISC.