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Mitigation of Damage to Structures Adjacent to Construction Sites in Urban Environments

Do you have the most effective strategies for mitigating damages to structures adjacent to construction sites? Purchase these reference materials and stay abreast of the latest issues relating to mitigating damages to adjacent structures in urban environments. These reference materials will provide practical answers to your most pressing questions about building damages. You’ll get an inside look at how to respond to confusing issues surrounding insurance and notification requirements. Take advantage of this opportunity to make sure you stay current and stay out of trouble. You’ll learn proven techniques for getting results – and getting the job done with minimal risk. Order now! Benefits for You •Avoid – or mitigate – common problems related to adjacent structures in urban construction •No-nonsense tips on identifying and minimizing risks •Strategies for designing to avoid adjacent building settlements •Discover how to effectively manage relations with your neighbors on adjacent sites •Learn from valuable case studies in New York – including BCEC vibration control Learning Objectives •You will be able to discuss legal responsibilities and issues. •You will be able to review common problems and major failures. •You will be able to explain design to avoid adjacent building settlements. •You will be able to describe insurance and notification requirements.
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Agenda

Overview
— Paul L. Kelley, P.E.
  • Examples of Urban Construction
  • Common Problems
  • Major Failures
Legal Responsibilities and Issues
— Matthew S. Quinn, Esq.
(Break 10:15 am – 10:30 am)
  • Rights of Owners to Develop
  • Responsibilities of Parties to a Construction Project
  • Rights of Neighbors and Third Parties
Identification of Risks
— Ronald Eligator, LEED® AP, Paul L. Kelley, P.E., William P. Konicki, P.E. and Nathaniel B. Smith, P.E.
  • Building Settlement and Damage Potential
  • Construction Vibrations
  • Noise and Dust
  • Pedestrian and Vehicular Traffic Impacts
Design to Avoid Adjacent Building Settlement
— William P. Konicki, P.E.
  • Excavation Support Systems
  • Underpinning Systems
  • Design Responsibility
  • Shop Drawings and Submittals
Damage to Buildings
— Paul L. Kelley, P.E., Edmund J. Kirby and Milan Vatovec, Ph.D., P.E., LEED® AP
(Break 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm)
  • Preconstruction Survey to Assess Pre-Existing Damage
  • Monitoring to Manage Risk
  • Managing Building Response and Remedial Actions
Managing Relations With Construction Site Neighbors
— Christopher P. McCabe, Esq.
  • Research the Project Prior to Construction
  • Early Retention of a Consultant
  • Insurance and Notification Requirements
  • License, Indemnity and Cooperation Agreements
Case Studies
— Paul L. Kelley, P.E., William P. Konicki, P.E. and Milan Vatovec, Ph.D., P.E., LEED® AP
  • BCEC Vibration Control
  • Monitoring for Damage Control in New York City
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Milan Vatovec, Ph.D., P.E. – Moderator

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

Milan Vatovec, Ph.D., P.E., LEED® AP

  • Senior principal and head of Structural Engineering Practice with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.’s New York Office
  • Been involved with numerous structural designs, investigation, forensic analysis, repair and rehabilitation, and research projects
  • Active member of the Wood Committee at ASCE/SEI, and a voting member of the ACI Committee 440 on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement
  • Adjunct professor at Manhattan College; teaches Wood Structures, a graduate level design course

o Can be reached at plkelley@sgh.com

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Ronald Eligator

Acoustic Dimensions

Ronald Eligator, LEED® AP

  • Principal with Acoustic Dimensions with more than 25 years of experience as an acoustics consultant
  • Worked on projects ranging from large institutional, commercial and residential buildings to corporate office and conference centers, university and civic performing arts centers and others
  • LEED® AP certified
  • B.S. degree, Williams College; M.S. degree in mechanical engineering, Yale University
Paul L. Kelley, P.E.

Paul L. Kelley, P.E.

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

  • Senior principal and director at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., a 500-person consulting engineering firm with headquarters in Waltham, MA
  • Registered Engineer in MA, CT, NY, FL and many other states
  • Experienced (at SGH 37 years) in structural design of hospitals, university science and library buildings, office buildings
  • Experienced in construction engineering and construction troubleshooting assignments for many large contractors
  • Experienced in determining causes, damages, and costs of large complex insurance claims involving buildings and civil structures
  • Experienced in litigation support including expert presentation/testimony in depositions, arbitrations, administrative hearings, mediations, and municipal, state, and federal trial courts in cases involving structural collapse, concrete technology and construction cost
  • BSCE and MSCE degrees, Tufts University
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Edmund J. Kirby

Geocomp Corporation

  • Project manager with Geocomp Engineering in New York
  • Oversees entire geotechnical and structural instrumentation monitoring program at MTA’s East Side Access Project
  • Manages other instrumentation projects associated with major construction in the city
  • Background in geotechnical engineering and underground/open-cut mining
  • B.S. degree in geological engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia
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William P. Konicki

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

William P. Konicki, P.E.

  • Engineer with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. with more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering
  • Experience in the design, installation, monitoring and investigation of excavation support systems and underpinning of buildings and bridges
  • B.S. degree in civil engineering, University of Rhode Island; M.S. degree in civil engineering, Northeastern University

Christopher P. McCabe, Esq.

  • Partner with Quinn McCabe LLP
  • Practices in the areas of construction, commercial and corporate law
  • Experience representing architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, owners and construction managers in connection with complex construction claims in mediations, arbitrations and litigations
  • B.A. degree, Fairfield University; J.D. degree, New York Law School
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Christopher P. McCabe

Quinn McCabe LLP

Matthew S. Quinn, Esq.

  • Partner with Quinn McCabe LLP
  • Practices in the areas of construction, commercial, employment and corporate law
  • Experience representing architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, owners and construction managers in connection with complex construction claims in mediations, arbitrations and litigations
  • A.B. degree, Colgate University; J.D. degree, Fordham University
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Matthew S. Quinn, Esq.

Quinn McCabe LLP

Partner with Quinn McCabe LLP

Practices in the areas of construction, commercial, employment and corporate law

Experience representing architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, owners and construction managers in connection with complex construction claims in mediations, arbitrations and litigations

A.B. degree, Colgate University

J.D. degree, Fordham University

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Nathaniel B. Smith

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

Nathaniel B. Smith, P.E.

  • Engineer with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
  • Involved in structural design, investigation and rehabilitation projects, including investigations of structural damage to existing structures due to adjacent construction activities
  • Background is in geotechnical engineering
  • B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering, Northeastern University
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Product ID: 386651
Published 2011
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