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Projects-Seismic

Project Name: Western Digital Bldg 1
Project Type: Seismic Upgrade
Location: Fremont, CA
General Contractor: Hathaway Dinnwiddie Construction Company

Project Description: Perhaps the most unique seismic retrofit solution of an existing 24/7 operating facility. Designed by Degenkolb Structural Engineers, Inc., this project includes three distinct solutions: (1) Extensive tri-chord truss exoskeleton, suspended over the existing roof structure; reaching inside to hold roof girders; (2) Exterior “Buckling Restrained Brace” buttress system; and (3) Steel plate reinforcement of office floor diaphragms and heavy channel reinforcement of Glulam girders.

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Project Name: 1510 Page Mill
Project Type: Seismic Upgrade
Location: Palo Alto, CA
General Contractor: Devcon Construction

Project Description: This three-story concrete-framed office building was structurally damaged by the 1989 Loma Preita Earthquake. Repairs to the superstructure included installation of built-up plate reinforcing at existing concrete columns and installation of new steel-braced frames along the exterior of the building.

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Project Name: Marina Towers
Project Type: Seismic Upgrade
Location: Vallejo, CA
General Contractor: Portrait Homes

Project Description: Originally built in 1972, Marina Towers is the tallest building in Vallejo. The 14-story apartment building was a unique and creative challenge in planning to erect a complete skeletal reinforcement bracing on the outside of the existing building while occupied.

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3300 Edison Way, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone (510) 657-4900
Fax (510) 657-4995