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Author: Kirk Roberts

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Amber Ridge Apartments Lead Walk Replacement

Project Overview

Concrete Jack was contracted to fix displaced steps from tree roots. Concrete Jack scrapped the tree roots and formed the steps into a ramp to make it more handicap accessible.

Project Details

Project Length: 1 day

SF of sidewalks stabilized/lifted: 48 square feet

Repair Description: 

  • Demoed and repoured sidewalks to make walkway handicap accessible 
  • Scraped tree roots under slab to minimize trip hazards and prevent further displacement. 
Before
After

Outcome

  • Created a walkway that was handicap accessible
  • Worked on other trip hazards throughout the property to concrete to create safe walkways for the residents.

“When I need bids for projects, I trust Concrete Jack to give me a fair price. From the initial call, they make you a priority up to the finishing of the job. Tom, who I’ve dealt with the past few projects, has been very professional and even if I need a quote quickly, he always comes through.”

Tammy Powell, SMG Properties

Buchanan Partners Comprehensive Sidewalk Analysis

Project Overview

Concrete Jack was contracted to conduct a comprehensive sidewalk assessment for the Buchanan Partners at Gateway Center, Clarksburg MD. Concrete Jack analyzed the sidewalks and trip hazards at the ADA standard of ¼”.

Project Details

Project Length: 3 days

Polyurethane Grout: CJGrout 28FDL

SF of sidewalks stabilized/lifted: 11,263 square feet 

Repair Description: 

  • Walked the entirety of the retail center and analyzed the trip hazards starting at ¼ of an inch (ADA Standard). 
  • Lifted and stabilized settled concrete with CJGrout 28FDL in order to minimize the trip hazards. 
  • Ground down displaced concrete from tree roots. 
Before
After

Outcome

  • Minimized trip hazards in a high trafficked retail center
  • Tenants and visitors were able to use the sidewalks safely
  • Formed strong relationships with Buchanan Partners

“On behalf of the property management team at Buchanan Properties, I would like to extend our thanks and appreciation for a job well done. The work was completed before the budget year-end despite the challenges of working around cold, ice and snow. We received zero tenant complaints, which is remarkable given that Concrete Jack was working in vehicle and pedestrian high traffic areas. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you again at some time in the future.” 

Kevin Burns, Buchanan Partners, LLC

Broadlands HOA Comprehensive Sidewalk Analysis

Project Overview

Concrete Jack was contracted to conduct a Comprehensive Sidewalk Analysis for all of the community-managed sidewalks for Broadlands HOA in Broadlands, VA. Concrete Jack worked diligently with the Community Manager, Sarah Gerstein, in order to ensure a safe environment for the community residences. 

Project Details

Project Length: 4 days

Polyurethane Grout: CJGrout 28FDL

SF of sidewalks stabilized/lifted: 6,062 square feet

Repair Description: 

  • Walked a marked property map from Sarah and analyzed the trip hazards starting at ¼ of an inch (ADA Standard). 
  • Lifted and stabilized settled concrete with CJGrout 28FDL in order to minimize the trip hazards.
  • Ground down displaced concrete from tree roots. 
Before
After

Outcome

  • Minimized trip hazards in an active community
  • Built strong relationships with Sarah and her team.

“The employees work efficiently to ensure the job was completed to our satisfaction and in a timely manner. The work is highly effective, environmentally friendly, and significant savings over the alternative. I expect to continue working with Concrete Jack on a routine basis for the foreseeable future. If it is not already clear, I would most certainly recommend Concrete Jack to anyone considering using your services.”

Sarah Gerstein, Broadlands Community Association

Liberty Crossing Sinkhole Repairs

Project Overview

Concrete Jack was contracted to inspect sinkholes and soil settlement around manholes throughout Liberty Crossing, a community association in Williamsburg, VA and make repair recommendations. 

Upon review of the inspection, Liberty Crossing recognized the abundant cost savings and lack of disruption to the community that Concrete Jack could provide. They decided to repair multiple structures in 2021 and will address the remaining repairs in 2022-2023.

Project Details

Project Length: 2 days

Polyurethane Grout: CJGrout 35NHV61

Repair Description: Furnish and Place CJGROUT 35NHV61 directly adjacent to the structures to minimize infiltration and support structures.

Before
After

Outcome

Concrete Jack was able to seal the separated pipe joints that were allowing soil infiltration and void formation. These sinkholes formed around manholes near the playground and homes of residents. Concrete Jack was able to fill the voids and seal the pipe to create a stable and safe environment for the residents. 

“I have had the pleasure to work with Concrete Jack for over 3 years now. The team is very responsive and takes the time to answer any questions the Board or Directors or myself may have. I have found Concrete Jack to be extremely competitive in their pricing and the quality of work is by far one of the best in the area. I have used CJ not only for sidewalks, but also for sinkhole and stormwater prevention. They are a great company and I will continue to use them in the future.” 

Matthew Hallman, United Property Associates
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