Expanding a Precast Prestressed Concrete Garage in New York City

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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

Volume: 68

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 733-739

Keywords: columns (support); concrete construction; connections; costs; esthetics; foundations; garages; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; shoring

Date: 10/1/1971

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.