GES provided construction materials testing services for Lockton Place, a Class AA midrise oﬃce development in Houston’s Westchase District. The Class AA development included an 8‐story 186,000 SF oﬃce building, and a 6‐story 220,000 SF parking garage.
The building and garage foundations consisted of shallow spread and strip footings. The oﬃce building was constructed using a concrete pan deck design with steel columns. The parking garage was precast design with cast in place topping slabs at the elevated decks. The project also included 26,000 SF of paving and ground parking areas.
GES’ testing and inspection scope during construction included building, utility, and paving earthwork, cast in place concrete, conventional steel reinforcing and structural steel. Additional special inspections performed by GES included structural masonry, ﬂoor ﬂatness and ﬁreprooﬁng inspections.