Structural Analysis & Investigation of Retaining Wall Failure in Houston

CA was retained to investigate the failure of a retaining wall at a refinery in Houston, Texas, assess the original design and structural adequacy of the wall for its intended purpose, and to determine the cause(s) of the failure. CA’s investigation consisted of reviewing and evaluating construction related documents, including plans and drawings, contract documents, review of legal documents and correspondence, review of expert reports submitted by all parties, review of structural plans and a structural analysis of the structure.