San Mateo, CA Seismic Retrofit

Welding The New Strap

Finished Welds

Drilling For New Bolts

Bolted Strap

To strengthen a seventies-era apartment building, we welded a strap tp the main steel floor beam and bolted it to the existing masonry wall.

It was a quick and simple, but effective, solution. The tenants only had to move their cars for a couple of mornings when most of them were gone anyway.