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Case Studies

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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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Carlton Building Parking Garage – Tallahassee, FL

The second level of the Carlton Building parking garage was constructed half on grade and half above another parking lot. The area where the two halves joined had settled nearly two (2) inches in some places as the soils beneath the on-grade portion were experiencing consolidation, causing t

The second level of the Carlton Building parking garage was constructed half on grade and half above another parking lot. The area where the two halves joined had

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Telogia Power Plant Truck Tipper – Telogia, FL

The foundation and supporting columns of the Telogia Power Plant’s truck tipper began to shift and settle. Semi-trucks loaded with wood chips back on to the tipper and are hydraulically lifted at an angle to tip the truck and dump the wood chips out of the trailer. Over time, the repeti

The foundation and supporting columns of the Telogia Power Plant’s truck tipper began to shift and settle. Semi-trucks loaded with wood chips back on to the t

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Summerwinds Condominium Complex – Panama City Beach, FL

On the property of this large high-rise beach front condominium complex, two single story utility buildings began to settle. The block wall utility buildings are approximately 1,000 square feet each, and have a strip footing buried 24 inches deep. The interior of each building was backf

On the property of this large high-rise beach front condominium complex, two single story utility buildings began to settle. The block wall utility buildings

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Commercial Foundations Case Studies: Jacksonville Bridge Approach – Jacksonville, FL

The Jacksonville Utilities Authority contacted Alpha Foundations regarding a high-traffic bridge that was experiencing settlement. An 8 to 12 inch void had developed due to erosion and poor compaction of soils. Sleeper slabs were initially installed at the end of the approach slabs to aid in

The Jacksonville Utilities Authority contacted Alpha Foundations regarding a high-traffic bridge that was experiencing settlement. An 8 to 12 inch void had develop

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: South Georgia Private Residence – Valdosta, GA

The homeowners of this 4,000 square foot off grade house called Alpha Foundations after they began having trouble opening interior doors and noticed vertical cracks in the sheet rock. Upon investigation, the system design specialist noted mold and excessive moisture in the crawl space.

The homeowners of this 4,000 square foot off grade house called Alpha Foundations after they began having trouble opening interior doors and noticed vertical

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Amelia Island Private Residence – Fernandina Beach, FL

An Amelia Island Plantation homeowner chose to demolish and rebuild his home that was the end building of a five-unit complex. It would be necessary to perform an 8-foot-deep excavation immediately adjacent to the neighboring structure. To prevent the unit next door from settling as a result

An Amelia Island Plantation homeowner chose to demolish and rebuild his home that was the end building of a five-unit complex. It would be necessary to perform an

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Boeing Warehouse Floor Stabilization – Ft. Walton Beach, FL

The Boeing Company acquired a 80,000-square-foot warehouse from Edwin Watts Golf. Boeing planned to convert the commercial distribution warehouse into a military parts facility. However, a 12,000-square-foot portion of the concrete floor slab had settled as much as six inches and would

The Boeing Company acquired a 80,000-square-foot warehouse from Edwin Watts Golf. Boeing planned to convert the commercial distribution warehouse into a milit

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: San Marco Commercial Property – Jacksonville, FL

A potential buyer for this commercial property in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco district contacted Alpha Foundations to inspect the building prior to purchase. The customer had previously worked with Alpha Foundations on another property, and he was able to determine that the floors of t

A potential buyer for this commercial property in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco district contacted Alpha Foundations to inspect the building prior to purchase.

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Crawl Space Repair Case Studies: San Marco Historic District Residence – Jacksonville, FL

The owner of this 7,000 square foot home built in 1938 in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco district contacted their homeowner’s association manager reporting cupping and buckling of their hardwood floors. Over the course of 15 years, the homeowners had previously tried other remedies includ

The owner of this 7,000 square foot home built in 1938 in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco district contacted their homeowner’s association manager reporting cupp

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Ortega Island Private Residence Stabilization – Jacksonville, FL

A relative elevation survey showed that a 9,300 square-foot residence settled differentially up to 9.5 inches toward the rear of house and up to six inches in the area of the attached garage. Sloping floors and cracks in the brick exterior were observed as a result of the settlement. Le

A relative elevation survey showed that a 9,300 square-foot residence settled differentially up to 9.5 inches toward the rear of house and up to six inches in

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Foundation Repair Case Studies: Midtown at Meridian Waterproofing – Tallahassee, FL

The owners of a first floor condominium contacted the association’s maintenance personnel reporting water in two rooms of their unit. A leak detection company noted water intrusion near the expansion joint in the slab, but they were not able to locate a slab leak.

The leak detection

The owners of a first floor condominium contacted the association’s maintenance personnel reporting water in two rooms of their unit. A leak detection company note

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