Geogrid

Geogrid

Last spring, I wrote about a great retail site with tough soils, and how we were approaching the job. Nature then turned this project into a case study in weather extremes, from the record-setting drought over the summer, to late fall monsoons. In case you are not familiar with Geogrid, it is basically a woven polymer [Read More]

When the Worst Soils Are Under the Best Sites

When the Worst Soils Are Under the Best Sites

From time to time on our Florida projects, we run across sand mixed with a high concentration of organic matter. Depending on building loadings, this can be a huge challenge when selecting a foundation system that makes economic sense. Recently on a Florida site, we worked with Hayward Baker to determine if the load characteristics [Read More]