We provide civil engineering and consulting services for Land Development projects with emphasis on urban infill and subdivision Engineering: Project Due Diligence, feasibility and Master Planning Public works and infrastructure Grading, paving and earthwork analysis SWPPP Developer/Practitioner (QSD/QSP) Stormwater Quality Management Plans (NPDES MS4) Flood control and Hydrology/Hydraulic Analysis Street, sewer, water and natural gas[…]

Jacking Of The BRB’s On Wilshire Grand

Last Monday and Tuesday we pre-compressed the upper buckling restrained braces (BRB’s) between levels 70 – 73 in four equal increments to a total compressive force of 1050 kips (1.05 million pounds) per brace.  We performed this work slowly over two days to provide the structure adequate time to respond to these loads.  We measured the lengths of these braces […]

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