Structural Dynamics, Inc. has been responsible for producing the design drawings for permit, and for all construction activities. We have Architects, Structural Engineers, and construction personnel on staff to handle almost any structural repair project from beginning to end.
When encountering poor soil conditions on a building site it may be necessary to transfer the building loads to deeper more stable soils. Determining the most effective and economical solution to this problem will generally involve an investigation of the soil conditions which is typically done with a soil boring.
Heavy timber trusses, or bow striing trusses, can usually be found on buildings constructed during the early to mid 1900’s. Typically the top chord of the truss is curved and it forms a barrel shape to the roof. The trusses are usually located at 15 to 25 feet on center and they support rafters which span between them.