Structural repairs to the 1,500 ft long, 136,000 SF dock. Issues included deteriorated concrete, damaged expansion joints, and broken fender piles. Pilings also required reinforcement to compensate for increase unbraced length due to dredging and inadequate bearing capacity. The $8M project also added vertical and battered piles and reinforced areas of the deck to withstand live loads of over 1,700 pounds per square foot.
The Rome Riverwalk unites downtown Rome with the Oostanala, Etowah, and Coosa rivers. A system of trails provides scenic views for bikers, runners and walkers of the area. The project included a 50 ft concrete and steel pedestrian bridge that provides access over a floodgate in the flood protection levee.
Jenkins County, GA
Structural engineering for addition of a 2,463 SF entry vestibule, restrooms, and assembly area to existing aquarium. Project included structural design of reinforced masonry walls, wood gravity design and a wood shearwall lateral design. Exposed scissor trusses are supported by wood beams and steel or wood columns.