CAGE FALL SEMINAR

CAGE 2019 Fall Seminar - A Noteworthy Case Study of Residential Foundation Performance on Expansive Soils

Thursday, November 21 - Thursday, November 21
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Lakewood Country Club
6800 W 10th Ave.
Lakewood, Co 80214
 

A Noteworthy Case Study of Residential Foundation Performance on Expansive Soils

 
Abstract
 
From 2002 to 2005, forty-five single family homes were built as part of a residential development in Erie, Colorado. A number of the homes were subsequently affected by foundation and slab heave, which triggered many investigations and engineering studies. Beginning in 2007, a decision was made to repair all of the homes in the subdivision, at a cost in excess of the original value of the residences, using analyses, means, and methods not previously applied on such a scale. Lawsuits were filed by the insurance company for the builder/developer in an effort to recover the cost of those repairs. Ten years having elapsed since the case was settled, the CAGE Fall Seminar for 2019 will provide a detailed factual presentation of this interesting technical and legal case history. 
 
Anticipated List of Speakers
 
Jason L. Buchanan, Esq., McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan
Tom R. Buchanan, Esq., McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan
David A. Glater, PE, CPG, Principal Geological Engineer, CTL Thompson, Inc.
Phillip Gallet, PE, Project Manager, Hayward Baker
Mike Kerker, PE, President, DRS Engineering Contractors
John Reins PE, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Pete Stauffer, PE, Associate Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Dr. Michael West, PG, Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
 
 Registration Costs:
Members:            $99.00 until 11/7/19, then it is $159.00
Nonmembers:    $275.00 until 11/7/19, then it is $325.00
Students:            $50.00
Exhibitors:           $375.00
Sponsors:            $250.00

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