Hillyard Abby Foundation Engineering

Hillyard Abby Foundation Engineering

K & A Engineering, Inc. designed the foundation system, including perimeter retaining walls, for a large 4-story Apartment Structure which included basement-level parking.

Industrial Wood Chip Trailer Dump Facility Retrofit Project

Industrial Wood Chip Trailer Dump Facility Retrofit Project

Plans to increase the size and load capacity of a chip truck/trailer dump facility for an industrial manufacturer of MDF wood products required an upgraded foundation system to support large static and dynamic loads.

Pile Foundation Supporting Plywood Lathe

Pile Foundation Supporting Plywood Lathe

Deep, saturated, soft organic clays were found beneath the site for a new plywood veneer lathe at a mill in Springfield, Oregon.

Coos Bay Medical Clinic – Foundation Over Buried Organics

Coos Bay Medical Clinic – Foundation Over Buried Organics

The geotechnical investigation of the site for a new medical clinic in Coos Bay, Oregon revealed that the site was underlain by loose sands over buried coarse organics and organic soils.

Commercial Foundation – Helical Pile System

Commercial Foundation – Helical Pile System

For this project, K & A Engineering, Inc. provided the initial geotechnical investigation and report and provided quality assurance inspections of helical pile load testing and helical pile installation.

Foundation Support of Custom Home on Landslide Debris

Foundation Support of Custom Home on Landslide Debris

A micropile-supported reinforced concrete grade beam foundation system was the chosen alternative for foundation support.

Support a Residential Hillside

Support a Residential Hillside

This wall system was designed to support a tall cut made into a hillside to make room for a single-level custom residence.

Goodpasture Island Planned Unit Development

Goodpasture Island Planned Unit Development

The 22-acre Goodpasture Planned Unit Development located on Alexander Loop, in Eugene, Oregon. Located on a filled river channel, the site presented many challenges for construction on loose sandy fills.

Holly Lane Culvert Replacement

Holly Lane Culvert Replacement

K & A Engineering, Inc. was hired by Clackamas County to investigation the cause of an embankment failure at the crossing of Holly Creek. The 35-foot high embankment failed during high winter storm flows.

Stabilized Gravity Wall System for Driveway Access

Stabilized Gravity Wall System for Driveway Access

For larger projects where slope stabilization and economy is a primary factor, gravity wall systems can be the preferred system.

Gabion Faced Retaining Wall Environmentally Sensitive Area

Gabion Faced Retaining Wall Environmentally Sensitive Area

K & A Engineering, Inc. designed a system for underpinning the foundation, and a new retaining wall system designed to provide erosion protection

Lock and Load Retaining Wall System

Lock and Load Retaining Wall System

This retaining wall was designed to meet the project requirements of confined working areas along property boundaries and cost.

Special Retaining Wall Systems

Special Retaining Wall Systems

This retaining wall was designed to meet the project requirements of confined working areas along property boundaries and cost.

Stabilization of Forest Landslide

Stabilization of Forest Landslide

An approximately 20-acre tract of forest land initiated movement after heavy winter rains and recent timber harvest. K & A Engineering, Inc. designed stabilization including buttressing and drainage,

Repair of Road Embankment Failure

Repair of Road Embankment Failure

A 24-foot wide paved roadway experienced severe settlement due to slope failure. K & A Engineering, Inc. designed the repairs which implemented state-of-the-art soil nailing. Repair costs were significantly less than traditional methods of stabilization.