Jack Satter House
Revere, MA
DEI was the Structural Engineer of Record for this first floor and site renovation project of this existing 260,000 square foot housing complex on Revere Beach. Due to the high water table, salt environment and corrosive soil conditions, the existing storm water and sanitary piping supported below the floor precast and framed concrete structure was distressed and corroded causing major disruption in the system. To replace the piping and reroute new piping due to conflicts and space renovations, an extensive amount of floor planks and trenches/ openings in the framed slab had to be cut out and reconstituted for access. The project was very labor intensive due to the required strategic coring of the existing foundation grade beams, soil vacuuming and confined space issues. The project design had gone through many revisions over an extended period due to the complexity of logistics, phasing planning, delays and funding.

Project scope also included a main entry way renovation with new floating canopy, site retaining walls and ramps, site/ landscape infrastructure elements and concrete restoration. The structural work for this $5 million dollar project was completed in about six months.

Architect: Levi & Wong Design Associates

Contractor: Consigli