Plants & Industrial

READY-MIX PLANT
CITY OF BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY

The project included the construction of a Ready-Mix Plant to be located in the city of Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey. The site is bordered by Duraport office building to the east, East 2nd Street to the south, Bayonne Durable Construction to the west, and truck parking areas to the north.

The development included the construction of a warehouse building approximately 60 feet in height designed to contain the Ready-Mix Plant. The Ready-Mix Plant consisted of cement and aggregate silos, a mix bin, conveyer belts and related components.

JZN Engineering provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services to assess the subsurface soils conditions and provided recommendations for foundation design, soil management and earthwork specifications. The investigation included the performance of soil exploration borings within the proposed Ready-Mix Plant footprint area and investigation of the adjacent building foundation type and depth. Recommendations included overexcavation of unsuitable soft soils and replacement with approved fill materials in a controlled manner. Additionally, JZN provided recommendations for the design and construction of the foundation elements which consisted of a combination of shallow continuous wall footings for the proposed warehouse exterior walls and a mat foundation to support the proposed Ready– Mix Plant.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Shallow Foundation Design

¨ Laboratory Testing of Soils

NEWARK ASPHALT CORPORATION EXPANSION CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

The project involved the expansion of the existing Newark Asphalt Corporation located in the City of Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. The site is located west of Passaic River and east of Passaic Street. The proposed development consisted on the construction of additional aggregate tanks, silos, bins and a dryer.

JZN Engineering provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services to assess the subsurface soils conditions and provided recommendations for foundation design, soil management and earthwork specifications. The investigation included the performance of soil exploration borings within the proposed footprint area of the plant expansion units.

JZN recommended and designed a deep foundation system in support of the proposed plant expansion units. The deep foundation system consisted on drilled micropiles. Additionally, JZN recommended the implementation of a settlement monitoring program of existing plant structures prior to and during construction activities to protect their integrity during construction.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Deep Foundation Design

EMERGENCY GENERATOR PAD
RIKERS ISLAND, EAST ELMHURST, NEW YORK

The project included the construction of a new Emergency Generator Pad to be located at Rikers Island, East Elmhurst, New York.  The project site is located within the Rikers Island jail complex situated in the 413-acre Rikers Island in the East River between the Borough of Queens and the Borough of Bronx.

JZN Engineering provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services to assess the subsurface soils conditions and provided recommendations for the proposed emergency generation pad foundation design and construction, soil management and earthwork specifications.  The investigation was performed by means of a soil exploration borings drilled within the proposed pad footprint area.

JZN recommendations included the installation of a deep foundation system consisting of drilled micropiles in support of the proposed emergency generator pad.  Additionally, JZN provided recommendations for site preparation, earthwork and construction considerations.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Deep Foundation Design

MCINNIS CEMENT TERMINAL
BOROUGH OF BRONX, NEW YORK

The development included the construction of a waterfront McInnis Cement Terminal to be located at 50 Oak Point Ave. in the Borough of Bronx, City & State of New York. The site is situated within the former Oak Point Yard on the north side of the East River and west of Oak Point Ave. The development consists on the construction of a 75,000 square feet storage warehouse, truck load-out station, truck scale, ship receiving system, and ship access bridge and walkway.

JZN Engineering provided engineering services to assess the subsurface soils, bedrock and groundwater conditions in order to provide recommendations for the land and marine structures’ foundation design, soil management and earthwork specifications. JZN recommended and monitored a subsurface improvement phase consisting of Deep Dynamic Compaction in order to prepare the site for the construction of shallow and slab-on-grade foundations to be constructed in support of the proposed warehouse building. JZN performed pre– and post-construction conditions surveys on the neighboring buildings, and implemented a vibration monitoring program during DDC operations. Additionally, JZN inspected the DDC, excavation, backfill work, and provided subsurface inspection during the installation of proposed utilities, foundations and pavement areas

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Foundation Design Recommendations

¨ Vibration and Tilt Monitoring

¨ Pre- & Post-Construction Surveys

¨ Construction Quality Control/Special Inspection

¨ Contractor Support

CTG/SCR FACILITY
CITY OF BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY

The development included the construction of Combustion Turbine Generators (CTG) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Facility to be located within the Bayonne Energy Center in the City of Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey.

The proposed CTG/SRC Facility included the construction of the main CTG/SCR Building, CT drain tanks, a PDC building, ammonia storage tank, a utility pipe bridge, an air cooled heat exchanger, a demineralizer water storage tank, an auxiliary transformer, a GSU transformer, and a waste water sump. Each of the proposed structures was designed to be supported on a deep foundation system.

JZN provided construction quality control services during the installation of the deep foundation system in support of the proposed CTG/SCR Facility which consisted of closed ended steel pipe piles.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Construction Quality Control/Special Inspection

¨ Contractor Support

SUEZ HAWORTH WATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE HAWORTH, NEW JERSEY

The site is located within the Haworth Water Treatment Plant located in Haworth, New Jersey. The proposed upgrades included the construction of liquid oxygen storage facility and residuals handling facility.

A sheet pile system installation was constructed to retain an approximately 135 feet long excavation which was required for the construction of the proposed plant upgrades. JZN Engineering performed engineering analysis and design recommendations for the stability of the temporary sheet pile wall that was under construction. The study involved a seepage analysis which included local and global stability analyses due to seepage.

Additionally, JZN provided the design of the dewatering system to be implemented during excavation activities in order to lower the existing water table elevation and facilitate construction activities.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Sheet Pile Wall Stability Evaluation

¨ Dewatering System Design

GROUNDWATER TREATMENT PLANT
GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK

The project included the construction of a Groundwater Treatment Plant located in Garden City, Nassau County, New York. The site is located within the property known as Old Roosevelt Superfund Site along Clinton Street in Garden City, Nassau County, New York.

The development included the construction of a one-story metal-framed groundwater treatment plant building with no basement. The plant will approximately be 30 feet high with an approximate footprint area of 5,000 square feet.

JZN Engineering provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services to assess the subsurface soils conditions and provided recommendations for foundation design, soil management and earthwork specifications. The investigation included the performance of soil exploration borings within the proposed Groundwater Treatment Plant footprint area. Recommendations included over-excavation of unsuitable topsoil and replacement with approved fill materials in a controlled manner. Additionally, JZN provided recommendations for the design and construction of the foundation elements which consisted of a combination of shallow foundations and slab-on-grade for the proposed Groundwater Treatment Plant.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Shallow Foundation Design

¨ Laboratory Testing of Soils

THE RIDGE DEVELOPMENT
KEARNY, NEW JERSEY

The project site is located at Belleville Turnpike in the Town of Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey. The site is understood to be a pre-existing wetland as evidenced by the subsurface conditions of the site. The development comprises of industrial warehouse buildings with associated utilities and pavement areas.

JZN conducted a geotechnical investigation to determine the subsurface conditions and water level at the site. JZN provided diverse ground improvement recommendations for each of the proposed warehouses based on the encountered soil conditions. Recommended ground improvements included the removal of existing peat material followed by controlled backfill and deep dynamic compaction; weight compensation, consisting of replacing a portion of the existing soil with ultra-lightweight fill; and applied surcharge with wick drains over a period of time to cause consolidation of the existing compressible soils prior to construction.

JZN is currently retained to inspect all the proposed ground improvement programs at the site.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Comprehensive Geotechnical Investigation

¨ Surcharge Loading Analysis

¨ Weight Compensation Analysis

¨ Construction Quality Control/Special Inspection

ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT DISINFECTION SYSTEM
WEST BABYLON, NEW YORK

The Bergen Point Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Ultraviolet Light Disinfection System for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works Southwest Sewer District No. 3 is located the peninsula of West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York.

JZN Engineering provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services to assess the subsurface soils conditions and provided recommendations for the proposed site improvements, foundation design, soil management and earthwork specifications. The investigation was conducted by means of conducting Standard Penetration Tests within the existing property.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Shallow Foundation Design

¨ Design Parameters for Analysis & Design

¨ Materials Testing

¨ Slab-on Grade Design Parameters and Recommendations

MILK TANK PLATFORM TOSCANA CHEESE COMPANY TOWN OF SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY

The project involved the construction of a new milk tank platform to be part of the Toscana Cheese Company located at 575 Windsor Drive, in the Town of Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey. The property is bordered by warehouses to the north and south, a vegetated area followed by Country Avenue to the west, and Windsor Drive to the east.

The milk tank platform occupies approximately 200 square feet, and was designed to support a new 12 feet diameter, 65 feet long, and 500,000 pounds milk tank silo. JZN was retained to provide deep foundation design recommendations for the proposed milk tank platform.

JZN conducted a geotechnical investigation consisting of drilling one soil exploration boring within the proposed platform area. The investigation was performed in order to obtain information on subsurface soil and groundwater conditions, and to provide recommendations for the proposed milk tank platform foundations and related earthwork. Based on the information gathered during the investigation program, JZN recommended to support the platform on a deep foundation system consisting of drilled minipiles.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Deep Foundation Design

COOLING TOWER PAD WAREHOUSE FACILITY TOWN OF SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY

The project involved the construction of a cooling tower pad to be part of an existing warehouse facility located at 225 Meadowlands Parkway, in the Town of Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey. The property is bordered by rail road tracks to the northeast and northwest, a commercial development to the southwest, and Meadowlands Parkway to the southeast.

The cooling tower pad was designed to support a load of approximately 3,000 pounds. The concrete pad will support an approximately 12 feet height tower which will carry a cooling tank. JZN was retained to evaluate the required foundation system for the proposed cooling tower pad.

JZN conducted a geotechnical investigation consisting of drilling one soil exploration boring within the proposed concrete pad area and performing laboratory testing of soil samples. The investigation was performed in order to obtain information on subsurface soil and groundwater conditions, and to provide recommendations for the proposed cooling tower pad foundations and related earthwork. Based on the information gathered during the investigation program, JZN recommended to support the concrete pad on a deep foundation system consisting of helical piles.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Laboratory Testing of Soils

¨ Deep Foundation Design

GROUNDWATER TREATMENT FACILITY HEREFORD TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA

The project is located at the property known as Crossley Farms Superfund Site in the Hereford Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
The development included the construction of a one-story metal framed groundwater treatment plant building with an approximate 10,000 square feet footprint area. In addition, the development included raising the site grades by approximately 12 feet, the construction of new utilities and access roadways.

JZN Engineering conducted a geotechnical investigation to obtain information on surface soil and groundwater conditions, and to provide recommendations for the proposed building foundation design and related earthwork. The investigation included the performance of four (4) soil exploration borings within the proposed groundwater treatment footprint area.

JZN provided recommendations for the design and construction of the foundation elements of the proposed groundwater treatment facility. The recommended foundation elements included a shallow foundation system consisting of conventional shallow footings and a slab-on-grade. Additional recommendations included site preparations, earthwork, and construction considerations.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Construction Quality Control/Special Inspection

¨ Laboratory Testing of Soils

PRINTING PRESS PAD
ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY

The project is located at an existing warehouse building and associated parking lot at 320 South Dean Street in Englewood, New Jersey. The proposed project will include the replacement of an existing printing press with a newer and larger model having a max weight of 90,000 pounds.

JZN Engineering planned and executed a geotechnical investigation to obtain information on subsurface soil and groundwater conditions, and to provide recommendations for the proposed printing press foundation design and related earthwork. The investigation included the performance of drilled soil exploration borings and concrete core samples of the existing warehouse slab within the proposed printing press footprint area.

Based on the subsurface conditions within the proposed printing press, JZN Engineering recommended a mat foundation system in support of the proposed printing press. Additional recommendations included site preparations, earthwork, and construction considerations.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Subsurface Investigation

¨ Shallow Foundation Design Recommendations

HAMILTON STREET PUMP STATION
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY

The project is located in an existing residential area on Hamilton Street in Franklin Township, New Jersey. The proposed project will include the construction of a new wastewater pumping station.

JZN Engineering designed a deep foundation system in support of the proposed pump station. The deep foundation system consisted of drilled micropiles.

JZN Engineering also provided construction quality control services during the installation of the deep foundation system in support of the proposed pump station which included micropile installation inspection.

PROJECT SERVICES

¨ Deep Foundation Design and Analysis

¨ Construction Quality Control/Special Inspection