The 50-story FMC Tower at Cira Centre South has 830,000 Square Feet of rent-able space for commercial and residential usage. At 730 feet tall, it is the 6th tallest structure in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To accommodate the foundation contractor’s available equipment for installation of the drilled shafts (Caissons) and associated rock sockets necessary to support the…Continue Reading
James A. McKelvey, III, P.E., D. GE. F. ASCE – Earth Engineering Inc. will be represented by our own Jay McKelvey at American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Capital Section’s Geotechnical Executive Committee Geotechnical Symposium in Tyson’s Corner, Maryland. The symposium focuses on Grade Separation and Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls. Jay’s topic for…Continue Reading
EEI has completed the construction of our new state-of-the-art Soils Laboratory in East Norriton, PA. The construction included the complete interior demolition of 3,000 square feet to make way for new soils processing, materials storage, office, and custom-designed laboratory space. Extensive new laboratory testing equipment was also acquired. The project was designed by Baglivo Associates…Continue Reading
The Philadelphia Business Journal recently recognized EEI as making the list for the Top 25 privately owned Engineering Firms in the region. Thank you to all of our clients for allowing us the opportunity to grow and to be a part of your project.
EEI recently provided engineering design and construction documentation for the scaling and stabilization of a large rock cliff in Bala Cynwyd, PA. The scalers can be seen secured by ropes on the face manually prying off loose rocks and boulders. The project included the careful removal of 875 tons of rock from the face as…Continue Reading
James A. McKelvey, III, P.E., D. GE. F. ASCE – We are proud of Jay McKelvey’s recent presentation at the 28th Central Pennsylvania Geotechnical Conference for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in Hershey, PA. His presentation focused on typical site constraints, scour, and drainage issues, which can complicate the design of earth structures…Continue Reading