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THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE - Seismic Retrofit Project - Expand Area

The Golden Gate Bridge built in the 1930’s opened to pedestrian traffic in 1937. The construction was financed by a $ 35 million bond issue voted by residents of San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Del Norte, Mendocino and Napa Counties. Construction began in January 1933.

 

CHIRAG-1 OFFSHORE PLATFORMS - Seismic Retrofit Project - Expand Area

Chirag-1 offshore structures are located in the Caspian Sea, Baku, Azerbaijan. The oil and gas fields of the Caspian Sea are crucial for the economic strength and growth of Azerbaijan.

 

PAC BELL PARK - Seismic Retrofit Project - Expand Area

Pacific Bell Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, was the first privately-financed Major League ballpark to be built since 1962. It is located in the China Basin near downtown San Francisco. HOK Sport was the architectural firm which also designed Camden Yards, Jacobs Field, and Coors Field.

 

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE - Seismic Retrofit Project - Expand Area

International House at the University of California, Berkeley, houses 600 students and visiting scholars from almost every country in the world. Built in the 1930’s and designed by a prominent local architect George William Kelham, it sits next to the Memorial Stadium and close to the Hayward fault.

 

CENTRAL YMCA OF SAN FRANCISCO - Seismic Retrofit Project - Expand Area

The original Central YMCA of San Francisco was destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. It was rebuilt and opened on Thanksgiving Day, 1910.

 

 

STORM SURGE LOSS PREVENTION - Risk Mitigation Project - Expand Area

A comprehensive risk assessment and storm surge loss prevention study of the Chevron Refinery was conducted. The as-built condition was first analyzed. A series of mitigation options were investigated. A final mitigation option was thoroughly analyzed and selected for construction.