DSA Procedure 08-03 (ASCE 41) Structural Evaluation

Posted on 28, Oct | Posted by ea.systems

EAS 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-Purpose Building. DSA has approved both buildings evaluation reports and they are qualified for State Funding and development of final construction documents. This project services required compliance with new DSA analytical procedures and DSA approval.

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AB 300 / ASCE 31-03 Tier 1 Structural Evaluation

Posted on 28, Oct | Posted by ea.systems

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. The outcome of this phase is a list identifying the seismic non-compliant deficiencies that could represent risks to the building.
The evaluations identify buildings of certain age and construction type as Benchmark Building or buildings that are generally perceived as compliant. Where a particular building falls within the parameters of this classification, only limited evaluation is normally required.

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

Posted on 19, Jun | Posted by ea.systems

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 flooding of the City sewers, improve downstream water quality and recharge the CGB, while providing sustainable improvements and educational opportunities to the community. Training materials, update Technical Manuals and Standard Plans will be made available to the public. The LID project will collect storm water runoff from an area as large as 20-acre and infiltrate it to the underlying soils and the CGB. Overall, the project will capture, treat, and infiltrate about 32.7 AFY; enough to serve 65 households annually.

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San Julian Bus Depot

Posted on 19, Jun | Posted by ea.systems

EAS 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 separators to catch oil spills and flow-through planter boxes to limit storm-water runoff. This type of project is very advantageous to quickly and economically place the owner’s maintenance operations in service.

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Athletic Field and ADA Upgrades

Posted on 13, Jun | Posted by ea.systems

EAS 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 board steel frames with caisson foundation design; Football goal posts; ticket booths, and 40’ outfield baseball poles with netting.

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