EAS News

  • Awarded Contract – County of Orange

    (For Immediate Release 11/18/16) EAS has been awarded a Structural Engineering contract by County of Orange. Our Engineers are excited for the opportunity to work closely with the County to make the OC a safer place.

  • Awarded Contract – California Fairs Financing Authority

    (For Immediate Release 8/23/16) The California Fairs Financing Authority (CFFA) has selected to retain EAS for future Structural Engineering projects. There are 78 active fairgrounds in California and CFFA helps ensure our States fairgrounds are safe for employees and visitors. Our Engineers are excited for the opportunity to work closely with the…

  • Awarded Contract – DSA

    (For Immediate Release 5/25/16) EAS has just been awarded two DSA Structural Plan Check contracts for the Los Angeles and San Diego regions. Throughout the State of California, DSA oversees design and construction for K–12 schools and Community College projects.

  • Contract Awarded – Los Angeles Unified School District

    EAS has been awarded a Structural Engineering contract by Los Angeles Unified School District. Our Engineers are excited for the opportunity to work closely with the District to make LA schools safer.

  • Contract Awarded – Anaheim Union High School District

    EAS has been awarded a Structural Engineering contract with Anaheim Union High School District. Our Engineers are excited for the opportunity to work closely with the District to make AUHSD schools safer.

In Design

  • DSA Procedure 08-03 (ASCE 41) Structural Evaluation

    Mode Shape #7EAS provided two (2) DSA Procedure 08-03 structural evaluations for seismic upgrades at Olive Vista MS. The project includes a detailed investigation and report of structural elements, as well as, ADA modifications and non-structural components (e.g. various mechanical equipment and pads) for the school’s Physical Education Building and Multi-Purpo…

  • AB 300 / ASCE 31-03 Tier 1 Structural Evaluation

    EAS recently completed seven (7) AB 300 ASCE 31-03 Tier 1 Structural Evaluation for a local school district. The purpose of the evaluations was to identify potential seismic deficiencies in the building’s structural system. The objective is to use the appropriate screening check lists, Tier 1 of ASCE 31-03, to verify compliance or non-compliance. T…

  • Markham MS – Implementation of Low Impact Development / Prop 84 SWGP Approved

    EAS’s Civil Engineering team received approval on their C-1 Application for Proposition 84 Stormwater Grant Program (SWGP) for Markham Middle School located in South Los Angeles. Our Client will receive $999,689 for project implantation from the State Water Recourse Board. The Project consists of 1277 ft. of bioswales and will reduce stormwater flo…

  • San Julian Bus Depot

    SJ2EAS is providing both the structural and civil design for a new maintenance facility. The bus depot building itself is an owner supplied pre-manufactured light frame building. The pre-manufactured building is supported on a structural concrete slab. The civil design includes Standard Urban Storm-Water Mitigation Plans (SUSMP) with hydrodynamic sepa…

  • Athletic Field and ADA Upgrades

    Hollywood HS1EAS is currently completing the structural design for the Athletic Field and ADA Upgrades Project at Hollywood High School. Our scope of work includes: Three (3) access / pedestrian bridges that include steel frames and spread or caisson foundations; Four (4) wheelchair lifts with spread or caisson foundations depending on the type of lift; Score b…

Engineers Forum

  • Soft-Story Buildings

    Check out the new LA Times article that focuses on Soft-Story Buildings. “Many California apartments with garages and carports on the ground story that were built before the 1980s are vulnerable to collapse during an earthquake. They are known as “soft-story buildings. Here’s why they’re at risk.”

  • California receives U.S. funding for earthquake early-warning system

    This past Sundays, the LA Times ran a story that California will receive federal funding to roll out earthquake early-warning system next year.

  • Mayor Garcetti proposes sweeping retrofits of concrete, wood buildings

    “LA Mayor Eric Garcetti pushes the most ambitious seismic safety regulations in California history — rules that would require owners to retrofit thousands of buildings most at risk of collapse during a major earthquake.”

  • Performance-Based Desgin

    Image-10207295-214685719-2-WebSmall_0_10316c9e972202a2d47d26b403850535_1It’s EAS policy that our engineering team attend several classes or seminars throughout the year. This continuing education keeps our engineers current with the building code, revisions, addendums, and structural design topics. This past May, our team attended CSI’s – The Theory and Practice of Performanced-Based Design. (Martin Muska w/ Ashraf H…

  • 20th Anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake

    It was 4:31 a.m. on the third Monday of 1994, when the Northridge Earthquake hit Southern California. Today is the 20th anniversary and we remember and reflect on the event that change our community. Click here to read the LA Time featured column today.


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