San Rafael, Selective Foundation Retrofit

San Rafael Retrofit

General Contractor C.R. Baumsteiger Construction Inc., Chris Baumsteiger

  • Numerous deflections were present including broken windows & problem doors
  • Apparent cause - expansive soils
  • Selective strengthening conducted with vertical helical piers
  • Lateral stability increased with excavated haunches, no tie-backs used
  • Portable hand-held equipment utilized