Case Studies: Repair / Strengthening

Riata Parking Garage Repair
Austin, Texas
During an initial inspection of a ten-year old parking structure, unbonded tendons were identified as suspicious due to severe corrosion. VSL was engaged to investigate the identified tendons and repair them if necessary.
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USAA Floor Strengthening
San Antonio, Texas
External post-tensioning system installed to increase load capacity of battery back-up room.
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Bayonne Bridge Abutment Rehabilitation
Bayonne, New Jersey
Installation of vertical and horizontal post-tensioning to rehabilitate bridge abutment
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Huey P. Long Bridge Widening Phase I
New Orleans, Louisiana
Enlargement of bridge piers from approximately 50' to 80' wide
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Concrete Water Tank Strengthening
External post-tensioning of concrete tank
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Utah State Capitol Base Isolation and Restoration
Salt Lake City, Utah
Retrofit of historic structure with seismic isolators
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Stay Cable Bridge Retrofit
Baytown, Texas
Installation of dampers and cable restraints to mitigate stay vibration
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LeJeune Road Flyover Rehabilitation
Hialeah, Florida
Repair of bridge piers using bonded multistrand post-tensioning
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Preheater Tower Structural Strengthening
Florence, Colorado
Concrete preheater tower strengthened using internal post-tensioning
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Parking Garage Strengthened with External Post-Tensioning
Springfield. Virginia
Precast garage strengthened with FRP composites, external post-tensioning and bonded steel shapes
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University Hall Tension Ring Repair
Charlottesville, Virginia
Strengthening of arena using external post-tensioning
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Shopping Mall Parking Structure Repair and Strengthening
Bethesda, Maryland
Post-tensioning utilized to strengthen shopping mall parking structure.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
Mill Run, Pennsylvania
An external post-tensioning solution for a historic landmark using monostrand & multistrand post-tensioning.
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