May 18, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is commonplace in today’s market of commercial property transactions. Assessment of environmental risk associated with a property is integral for managing liability related to historical site contamination.
Apr 13, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
Concrete parking structures are commonly exposed to harsh environmental conditions, such as de-icing salts and multiple freeze-thaw cycles, and often do not get the maintenance and repairs needed to maintain structural integrity.
Mar 28, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
Dynamic testing is an efficient and cost-effective way to evaluate driven steel, timber, or concrete pile foundations during installation. Traditional static load tests require extensive set-up, use of reaction piles or a loading platform that increases testing costs, and limits the number of piles that can be tested on a project.
Mar 2, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
Early spring offers unique challenges for maintaining the integrity of erosion and sediment controls on construction sites. During the winter, vegetation is dormant, the ground is frozen, and substantial snowpack is formed. When warmer temperatures and spring rain arrive, these conditions can have negative impacts on erosion and sediment controls if SWPPP measures are not properly implemented.
Feb 9, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) solid waste management regulations specify provisions in 6 NYCRR Part 360.13 that apply to direct use of fill material under a predetermined beneficial use determination (BUD). These provisions apply to on-site and off-site management of fill with limited exceptions.
Jan 19, 2023 | General News, Technical, White Paper
Basements can be highly susceptible to mold growth if not suitably constructed, finished, and maintained. Basements are predominantly subterranean with exterior walls in direct contact with water.