Project Portfolio

The engineers and technicians at VCS have been involved in over 75 projects related to corrosion, concrete durability, and cathodic protection.  A sample list of projects includes:

Condition Assessments / Non-Destructive Testing

Dry Fork, Concrete Silo, Gillette, WY 
A condition assessment of a concrete silo, non-destructive testing, infrared thermography, and repair recommendations.

Historic 10th Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, MN
A corrosion investigation, non-destructive testing, infrared thermography of a concrete arch bridge.

Post-tension Bridge Evaluation, NC
Corrosion and condition survey of the midspan road deck and external PT cables on the Albemarle Sound Bridge.

Port of Portland Berth 503, Portland, OR
Corrosion potential survey and steel continuity testing off loading dock girders and beams.

University of Iowa Hospital Parking Garage, Iowa City, IA 
Ground penetrating radar testing to identify voids and honeycombing in newly constructed concrete slabs and beams.

LNG Tank Investigation, Waterbury, CT
Non-destructive investigation of bonded post tensioned tendons including borescope inspection of tendon condition in grout voids.

Cathodic Protection Consulting

Portsmouth Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation, Portsmouth, NH
Cathodic protection testing and design for micropiles used in 120 year old bridge piers.

Chalk Point Cooling Tower #3, Aquasco, MD 
Cathodic protection design of hyperbolic natural draft cooling tower.

Casear's Bay Shopping Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 
Cathodic protection design to extend the life of a 50 year-old shopping plaza foundation structure.

Cooper River Hydroelectric, St. Stephen, SC
25-year galvanic cathodic protection design and coating selection for rehabilitation of steel headgates.

Fuel Pier, Mayport Naval Station, Jacksonville, FL
Commissioning and performance verification of galvanic jackets for reinforced concrete piles and bulk aluminum anodes for steel sheet piles at US Navy facility.

Steamer Docks, ConocoPhillips Bayway Refinery, Linden, NJ
Quality control inspection and commissioning for galvanic jacket system installation.

Wharf 1 at Barbours Cut Terminal, Port of Houston, Houston, TX
Quality control inspection and commissioning for galvanic jacket system installation.

Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN
Design and installation of cathodic protection remote monitoring system.

Bert 1, Port of Miami, Miami, FL
Quality control inspection and commissioning for galvanic jacket system installation.

Concrete Durability

East End Bridge, Louisville, KY
Service life evaluation for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Sakonnet River Bridge, Rhode Island DOT, Portsmouth, RI
Concrete materials and durability consultant for a major bridge replacement project including specification development, materials testing, mass concrete thermal analysis, corrosion analysis, and contract administration services.

US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
Concrete materials consultant for development of a durable exposed aggregate plaza paving system