Lake Charles, LA – Maintenance Building

LocationLake Charles, LABuilding FunctionMaintenance BuildingBuilding Construction2011Design Blast Load2.1 psi, 50 psi-msec The upgrade of the large maintenance building included the partial demolition and reconstruction lean-to. Utilizing the smaller lean-to structure to resist the blast loading minimized the upgrade requirements for the larger building, resulting in a more efficient upgrade design. Gallery

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