Commercial

El Cerrito Chevrolet – El Cerrito, CA

Geotechnical Investigation

el-cerrito-chevroletAKA conducted a geotechnical investigation for a new Chevrolet Dealership in Contra Costa County. The proposed project involved removal of the existing commercial building on the property and its replacement with a new automobile showroom and servicing center with roof parking. Site improvements included reconfiguring and repaving of the site for automobile storage. AKA’s geotechnical investigation included drilling borings, conducting laboratory tests, and providing recommendations for the mitigation of existing fill, expansive soils, and relatively shallow groundwater conditions at the site. As part of the investigation, an evaluation of liquefaction potential and effects was conducted. The results of our evaluations showed that liquefaction was not a significant concern at the site.

Bank of America – Concord, CA

Geotechnical Investigation and Geologic Hazard Assessment
Construction Observation and Testing Services

Bank of America - Concord, CANearly an entire city block was owned by Bank of America in Concord, and planned for a new downtown branch, offices, and a parking garage. This structure was located approximately 200 feet from the active Concord fault. Detailed geotechnical design and geologic hazard assessments were performed by AKA and their consulting geologist (Darwin Myers) to develop design criteria for this project. AKA monitored the geotechnical aspects during construction of this facility.

Eddie Bauer – Berkeley, CA

Geotechnical Investigation
Construction Observation and Testing Services

Eddie Bauer - Berkeley, CAAs part of a redevelopment project in the Downtown Berkeley area, a turn-of-the-century structure was rehabilitated. The structure was designed to mimic art-deco features later added to the structure. Eddie Bauer and Gateway Computers moved in as the primary tenants of this building. AKA performed the geotechnical design studies and monitored the geotechnical aspects of construction during the renovation of the building.

Bradbury Corner – Napa, CA

Geotechnical Investigation
Construction Observation and Testing Services

Bradbury Corner - Napa, CAA new hotel and bakery/restaurant facility was planned for a major intersection in Napa. AKA provided geotechnical studies and construction monitoring of these facilities. Additionally, AKA provided design criteria to address expansive soil concerns evaluated during the studies.