1995 Waterfront Hotel - San Francisco Bay, Sausalito CA
| Coastal design after
drilling and sampling in
backfill placed for the North Pacific Coast Railroad, later the landing
for the Northwestern Pacific Auto Ferry to San Francisco; provides
partial foundation support for "The
Inn Above Tide" hotel at the end of
El Portal. Offshore portion of structure supported by vinyl jacketed
wood piles. Constructed below water on steel piles, a new elevator
assists in providing increased seismic resistance for rehabilitated
building. 1894 and 1923 seawall juncture and seawall face under
renovated underwater with concrete reinforced with epoxy coated bars.
Scour protection by quarried rip-rap around piles over graded filter.
Exploration, seawall and pile rehabilitation design, and inspections
1994 Cantilever Bulkhead - Lake Merritt, Oakland CA
foot high retaining wall framed against structural steel soldier beams
analyzed for stresses and lateral torsional buckling using LRFD
Beams, corrosion protected with epoxy mastic, set in and laterally
supported by caissons drilled in shale and interconnected with
counterfort footing below grade. Top-down shoring of adjacent
simultaneous with wall construction. Wall has a 120 foot long
reinforced concrete face anchored to the soldier beams which was
shotcreted and finished in one day by Johnson Pacific Gunite. Complete
engineering design and supervision of construction.