Hauʻoli makahiki hou! Happy New Year in the language of Aloha, especially significant this year as PB&A continues to support STG in their construction of the Light Rail in Honolulu, providing design for the three major trestles used to build the stations at Halawa, MoanaLua and Kilhi. We look forward to this new year as
Our Client, Condon-Johnson Associates Inc., came to PB&A for a VE Design at the Saint Andrews Lift Station in Pismo Beach California. The design of the wall needed approval from the Army Corp of Engineers. PB&A’s design was approved and successfully built by CJA, with an outstanding outcome; saving construction costs without sacrificing structural integrity.
We are proud that PB&A, Inc.’s Babak Mamaqani PhD., P.E. is participating in the “Keynote Presentation: Metro LA — Excavation Superlative.” “The joint presentation, led by young professionals, features the magnitude of several Metro station constructions from three different perspectives: structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and construction.” An anticipated 1,000 engineers, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, owners, government
PB&A’s client, Kiewit hired us to design the temporary shoring wall for their McKlevey Park Detention Basin Project in Mountain View, CA. Due to the proximity of the property line there was very little tolerance for movement of the wall. Monitoring reports showed the wall only moved .03in. This is what we like to hear!!
We are holding, along with DeepEx, a free webinar about “Experience, Design and Analysis of Shoring System for 2nd/Broadway Station” on Sep. 18 from 12:00 to 12:30 pm PDT. The 2nd/Broadway station is a part of Regional Connector Transit Corridor (RCC) expansion project for Los Angeles Metro and required a cut and cover excavation of
PB&A, Inc, is working with Shimmick-Traylor-Granite in Honolulu to bring the new HART Light Rail to Oahu. Our first trestle designed was built over the Halawa Creek to accommodate pier installation with heavy equipment including LB44 and HS895 crane. She served her purpose successfully and is now on her way out. Onward to Moana Lua!
Fantastic photos published by LA Metro of the tunneling machine being lowered into Wilshire/La Brea Station for the Purple Line Extension of the metro rail system. PB&A, Inc. has spent the past 4 years designing the Support of Excavation (SOE) systems for all 3 underground stations along Wilshire Blvd. at La Brea, Fairfax and La