Parking Facilities

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Parking Garage

Washington, D.C.

Evaluation to determine the cause of cracking in this multi-level parking garage that occupies the lower three levels of the busiest performing arts facility in the U.S. Condition surveys, field testing to evaluate corrosion damage, chloride tests, and strength and durability assessments of the structural system were conducted, which revealed severe deterioration of the concrete in all three levels. Development of repair alternatives and construction documents along with quality assurance testing and on-site inspection and construction administration were performed during the phased construction.

Mellon Client Service Center | Parking Garage

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Condition assessment, investigation and repair design related to the concrete distress and management of water at this six-level parking garage structure integrated into this 14-story office tower.  Five of the six garage levels are elevated precast concrete construction, and the first level is a slab-on-grade and the garage building framing consists of precast concrete columns, beams, shear walls, and untopped double tees with precast exterior wall panels.  Repair program consisted of isolated areas of concrete pour strip removal and reinstallation, application of cold-applied liquid membranes to concrete pour strips, installation of metal flashing along the perimeter of the building, isolated replacement of failed sealants, surface preparation and painting of precast concrete connections, and the repair of existing expansion joints and its supports.

Miami International Airport | GTI Parking Garage #7

Miami, Florida

Comprehensive investigation to evaluate potential problems with the strength of the concrete placed in certain structural elements, the placement of certain post-tensioning cables in the floor beams, and the adequacy of the post-tensioning tendon duct grouting during the construction of this parking garage. Remedial designs and repair procedures to correct certain constructoin deficiencies.