Projects — Page 3

University Cooling Tower

University Cooling Tower

Project Type: Evaluation  The Vital Structure:  University Cooling Tower Issue Vital Structures was called for a general condition assessment for the main cooling tower system of a university campus steam generation plant. Cooling Towers are supported on a reinforced...
Wood-framed Building Envelope Failure

Wood-framed Building Envelope Failure

Project Type: Evaluation, Design, Construction Administration  The Vital Structure:  Wood-Framed Envelope Failure Issue Several wood-framed 2-3 story buildings built between 2009-2014, using vinyl siding and accent-areas of thin-brick veneer were exposed to the severe...
Parking Garage

Parking Garage

Project Type: Evaluation  The Vital Structure:  Parking Garage  Issue The owner of a parking garage contacted Vital Structures to evaluate the garage steel framing due to corrosion. The structure consisted of a cast-in-place concrete parking deck with traffic coating,...
Plaza Deck

Plaza Deck

Project Type: Evaluation The Vital Structure: Plaza Deck Issue The existing, plaza deck system is an expansive, mixed-use facility that acts as the waterproofing for the roof of an underground parking garage. This plaza also serves as access to multiple storefronts...
Boston Utility Tunnel

Boston Utility Tunnel

Project Type: Evaluation  The Vital Structure:  Boston Tunnel Issue The existing concrete tunnel system is approximately 100 years old and acts as a conduit for utilities below infrastructure throughout the city. Due to the age of the structure, this concrete tunnel...