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Project Spotlight: 6/29/16 Freshwater Plaza Mixed Use is underway in Milwaukee WI

Catalyst Construction is building a new 4-story mixed-use building in Milwaukee.  According to R.A. Smith National, the project structural engineer, the building will have column loads up to 450 kips and wall loads of 9 kips per lineal foot.

WKG2 performed the geotechnical exploration and found fill over organic silt and peat along with shallow groundwater.  Right up the Geopier®alley!

Steve Weyda, P.E. with Ground Improvement Engineering developed a solution that included both Geopier Armorpact® and Geopier Grouted Impact®  for foundation support.  The designers were able to use standard spread footings and a floor slab-on-grade instead of more costly methods.

The following is a link to a recent Daily Reporter article showing the Geopier construction by Foundation Service Corporation, the licensed installer for Wisconsin.


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