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23Nov 2016

Dealing with Soil Subsidence can be Quick and Non Disruptive

By Robert Armstead

Dealing with Soil Subsidence can be Quick and Non Disruptive

On November 18th, the Tampa Bay Times published a story entitled Is one of Tampa Bay’s premier condo towers sinking?.  The article discusses how “very loose and very soft bay bottom soils” have caused movement of the foundation that has resulted in “significant subsidence concerns and structural design deficiencies.”

Soil Subsidence is a common problem in Florida.  Florida’s sandy soils and geological conditions can cause the soils to collapse away from the surface often times leaving voids underneath foundations and surface structures.  Under instances where there is overbearing weight, the support soils will become inadequate to support the structure. 

First of all, it is always best to ensure that the soil compaction density is sufficient before building the…

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19Dec 2016

Happy Holidays from Ground Works Solutions!

By Robert Armstead

Wishing you the joy of family, the gift of friends and a propsperous New Year!

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22Nov 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from Ground Works Solutions

By Robert Armstead

We want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health and good times. Happy Thanksgiving day!

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7Sep 2016

California, Nevada and Arizona Affiliate Completes Drainage Channel Repair at Riverside College from Water Intrusion

By Robert Armstead

Drainage Channel Repair included Lifting and Leveling of structure and joint sealing against water intrusion

In the southwestern United States, Drainage channels are an important infrastructure tool for ensuring heavy rain events do not cause flash floods and subsequent property damage.  Maintaining these systems is essential to make sure that communities are protected and public works systems, such as roadways, are not interrupted due to washout or pooling water. Riverside City College, located in Riverside, CA, was experiencing problems with a portion of its drainage channel and contacted EagleLIFT to perform the drainage channel repair.

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