Prism at Tampa Airport

Project Tampa International Airport’s $2 billion expansion plan will allow the airport to serve a projected 34 million passengers per year, up from the current 21 million. Photo was taken from the tower.   Monitoring Requirement Keller is installing foundations for three new structures at the airport, including the central utility plant shown in the…

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Monitoring vibration and noise at Seawall

Project Naples, a neighborhood of Long Beach, California, is built on three islands protected by seawalls. A project to refurbish the seawalls involved driving the steel sheet piles seen above. Monitoring Requirement Driving sheet piles generates noise and vibration. To protect adjacent properties from excessive vibrations and to protect people from excessive noise, the contractor…

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Vibration monitoring in Hollywood

Monitoring Requirement Vibration monitoring was required during utility work near the historic 1923 Hollywoodland entrance gate. Implementation GEO supplied four automated RVM (rugged vibration monitors) for the project. The RVM features a heavy steel enclosure suitable for unprotected public areas and a built-in, shatter-proof solar panel to eliminate the need for AC power.

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Mokulumne Seismic Retrofit

The Project The Mokelumne Aqueduct, some 87 miles long, consists of three large-diameter pipes,constructed in 1929, 1949, and 1963. The aqueduct carries water from the Sierra Nevada foothills to the East Bay Area, providing nearly 80% of the area’s water supply. The Requirement The aqueduct underwent a seismic retrofit of support bents, expansion joints, and…

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