EDCS Texas State Chemist Project

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Tilt-up erection

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Project Name:  Expansion of the Texas State Chemist Office

Project Manager:  David Ritter

Scope: 10,200sf expansion is for additional offices and shell space for future labs.


This project was a competitive bid project and awarded to WM Klunkert, Inc.  The project has a unique foundation with crawl spaces and a basement with below grade foundations walls that support precast tilt-up panels.  The slab is elevated and was shored sufficiently to cast the exterior precast beds.  This construction method provided project savings.  The contractor bid an aggressive schedule and remains on or ahead of schedule and is now approximately 80% complete.  The contractor has been proactive in determining any inconsistencies with the structural design and architectural plan.  This attitude is primarily why the project remains on schedule.