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Title: Expanding a Precast Prestressed Concrete Garage in New York City
Author(s): William S. La Londe, Jr.
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 733-739
Keywords: columns (support); concrete construction; connections; costs; esthetics; foundations; garages; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; shoring
Abstract:Construction of an addition to a parking garage is described. Interesting features of the expansion include the connection devised for erecting new columns on top of existing columns and the shoring system to brace the existing structure to carry heavy construction equipment for erecting the precast expansion elements.
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