Oceanside – 700 South Strand Project

Oceanside SurfAfter six weeks of street closures and detours to traffic we have just finished
paving our roadway reconstruction project today for the 700 South Strand Project in Oceanside.

The work included demolition of the existing Seawall, utility work, reconstruction of the existing Rip Rap Revetment, Curb/Gutter/Sidewalk Improvements and a new section of Seawall.

Our Client McKellar McGowan Real Estate Development is also putting the finishing touches on the Building side of the job  and the road is now open just in time for the Oceanside Triathlon scheduled for this weekend.


Oceanside Seawall Repair

Seawall Repair San Diego Area

 

El Nino Busters at Work!

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Groundforce has been busy getting this slope repair done before El Nino comes knocking on the door. The photo on the front shows our crew putting the final trim on the finished slope face. This project in Encinitas involved extensive Geo-grid reinforced slope reconstruction at 3 adjoining properties. In addition the site storm drainage system was upgraded and new landscaping was installed to help prevent future problems. The project Geotechnical Engineer was Terra Pacific Consultants, Civil Engineering was performed by Coffey Engineering and Construction Management Services were provided by Gilliland Construction Management.

 

Groundforce is an expert in performing repairs to properties with Drainage and Slope issues and can help property owners prepare and defend themselves against the upcoming El Nino.

Groundforce just completed Tie Back installation for the Zip Line ride at the San Diego Safari Park

Groundforce just completed Tie Back installation for the Zip Line ride at the San Diego Safari Park. If you look closely at the photo you can see a Rhino doing whatever it is that Rhinos do.

A set of 60 foot long tie backs were installed through a grade beam system to provide additional load capacity for the ride.

Project Structural Engineering was provided by Taquino Engineering. Geotechnical Engineering and Materials testing was provided by Southern California Soil and Testing20150921_082059

Seawall Construction – La Jolla Ca.

Groundforce has completed construction of a Seawall for the City of San Diego in La Jolla. The Seawall was constructed to prevent bluff erosion and undermining of the new City Lifeguard Station being constructed at the site.

The project required use of limited access drilling equipment. The wall was constructed with a series of tie back anchors and sculpted Shotcrete to simulate the surrounding bluff materials. The project General Contractor was Stronghold Engineering. Geotechnical Engineering was provided by Southern California Soils and Testing. Structural Engineer of Record was BWE/Burkett and Wong.

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Drive Wall Stabilization – Alhambra Ca.

Working under contract with the City of Alhambra, Groundforce has just completed the Grandview Drive Wall Stabilization Project. The work included installation of 125 Soil Nails, 180 Cubic Yards of Reinforced Shotcrete, Wrought Iron Fencing and a Plaster finish at the shotcrete wall.

The project Geotechnical Engineer was David Colbaugh with Evans, Colbaugh and Associates. Soil Nail wall design was by Ricardo Jordan with Earth Support Systems, Inc.

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New Tennis Court Installation

Ground Force has completed the construction of a Tennis Pavilion at this Custom Estate site in La Jolla. Work included 6,000 Cubic Yards of Grading and Soil Export, construction of a 3800 square foot Soil Nail Wall, Storm Drains and Rip Rap Channel Lining. Project Geotechnical Engineering was by Terra Pacific Consultants, Civil Engineering was by Coffey Engineering and Soil Nail Wall Engineering was by Earth Support Systems.