DESCRIPTION: The Hood River County Transportation District completed construction of a new, centrally located multi-modal transit station within the Wasco Business Park in Hood River, Oregon.
The 4,000 SF, wood-framed and concrete masonry unit structure houses administrators, operations, and customer services, as well as a two-bay light vehicle maintenance facility.
SERVICES: Foundation Engineering provided engineering services including exploratory test pits, review of our previous local work, laboratory testing, geotechnical analysis and design and preparation of recommendations for spread footing foundations and pavements. Challenges included the development of earthwork construction recommendations for a site containing undocumented fill.
Construction-phase services provided by Foundation Engineering included observation of subgrade conditions beneath new spread footings.