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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Helical Piles Installation – Gulf Breeze, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Lister Builders, LLC to install High Capacity Segmented Casing Helical Pipe Piles (HCHPP) to a depth of 16’ deep in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

The home shown above was damaged by hurricanes and had no sufficient load bearing piles

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Lister Builders, LLC to install High Capacity Segmented Casing Helical Pipe Piles (HCHPP) to a depth of

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Sinkhole Repair – Tallahassee, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by a home owner requesting immediate repairs due to the presence of a sinkhole under the structure. Alpha Foundations worked with SSI who specialized in analyzing sinkholes for Insurance companies.

Alpha Foundations was contacted by a home owner requesting immediate repairs due to the presence of a sinkhole under the structure. Alpha Foundations wo

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Summer Camp Welcome Center – St. Teresa, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Childers Construction to install Drive Rite™ 2600 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Helical Pipe Piles at the Summer Camp Welcome Center in St. Teresa, Florida.

The live loads of the building changed when the building changed from a

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Childers Construction to install Drive Rite™ 2600 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Helical Pipe Piles at the Su

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Solimar Subdivision – Mary Esther, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor D.R. Horton to install Drive Rite™ 2600 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Helical Pipe Piles at the Solimar Subdivision in Okaloosa County, Florida.

The homes were to be constructed on sandy soils which had a layer of organic matter

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor D.R. Horton to install Drive Rite™ 2600 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Helical Pipe Piles at the Solimar Subd

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Magnolia Bay Condominiums – Panama City Beach, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor W.A. Yates to install Drive Rite 26000 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Pipe Helical Piles at the Magnolia Bay Condominiums development at Panama City Beach, Florida.

The helical piles were installed to support an elevator shaft in

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor W.A. Yates to install Drive Rite 26000 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 80 Pipe Helical Piles at the Magnolia Bay

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Water Street Marina – Apalachicola, FL

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Culpepper Construction to install Drive Rite™ 2500 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 40 Helical Pipe Piles at the Water Street Marina in Apalachicola, Florida.

Alpha Foundations reviewed the soil information and found the top 12’ of soi

Alpha Foundations was contacted by General Contractor Culpepper Construction to install Drive Rite™ 2500 Series 2-7/8" Schedule 40 Helical Pipe Piles at the W

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Florida Association of Court Clerks – Tallahassee, FL

The Florida Association of Court Clerks building underwent a renovation project that included repair of drywall cracks and other distress-related issues caused by structural settlement. Each of the nine interior columns had settled within the range of 1/2-inch to 2 1/4 inches. An evalu

The Florida Association of Court Clerks building underwent a renovation project that included repair of drywall cracks and other distress-related issues caus

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Pinckney Hill Plantation – Monticello, FL

Pinckney Hill Plantation had highly expansive soils and very loose soils from depths of 10' to 27' where they desired to build a 22,000 square foot residence. The access to the proposed residence included a narrow dirt plantation road that limited the type of equipment that could be br

Pinckney Hill Plantation had highly expansive soils and very loose soils from depths of 10' to 27' where they desired to build a 22,000 square foot residence

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Oxford Manor Apartments – Gainesville, FL

Oxford Manor Apartments has a building which had up to 3" of settlement inside the structure. Polyurethane grouting and underpinning has previously been performed to lift and level the floors in the structure. Shortly after the repairs had been made the cracks in the floors, sheetrock,

Oxford Manor Apartments has a building which had up to 3" of settlement inside the structure. Polyurethane grouting and underpinning has previously been perf

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Gaines Street Corridor Reconstruction – Tallahassee, FL

Gaines St. needed to be widened to sustain traffic growth; however a large oak tree adjacent to the road required a retaining wall to be installed to preserve the tree. Due to the large root-ball of the oak tree a typical cantilevered retaining wall design was not practical. There was

Gaines St. needed to be widened to sustain traffic growth; however a large oak tree adjacent to the road required a retaining wall to be installed to preserv

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: FSU Doak Campbell Stadium – Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University planned to enclose the south end of Doak Campbell Stadium to create the Champions Club Level which will offer over 5,000 premium seats, a 70,000-square-foot, air-conditioned club, and 34,000 square feet of shaded rooftop terraces. The renovations would include provid

Florida State University planned to enclose the south end of Doak Campbell Stadium to create the Champions Club Level which will offer over 5,000 premium seats, a

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: City Centre Parking Garage – Tallahassee, FL

An old parking garage had experienced settlement in the past and was previously repaired with auger cast piles that were doweled into the existing strip footing of the garage. The steel connections from the footing to the auger cast piles from this previous repair were shearing on the e

An old parking garage had experienced settlement in the past and was previously repaired with auger cast piles that were doweled into the existing strip footi

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