Four Lakes Village | Parking Garage
Litigation assistance for construction-related claims. Investigation documenting the nature and extent of cracking, along with a structural analysis to ascertain the cause of cracking and verify the as-built garage capacity to support vehicular loads of this three-level concrete structure as part of the Phase V development. The rigid perimeter walls and ramps restraint anticipated the floor slab movement associated with concrete drying shrinkage, temperature change, and post-tensioning effects. Cracks formed in the parking deck and ramp slabs due to the high restraint forces not considered in the original garage design.