GeoSonics/Vibra-Tech not only monitors vibration during construction, but can develop project specific vibration criteria before your construction begins—making sure your project is clear for takeoff.
Part of the 200,000-square-foot landside modernization project at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport included the addition of two canopies over all traffic lanes at the north and south terminals. These canopies which span three football fields, were built to protect travelers from the elements and improve passenger experience. Prior to construction, GeoSonics/Vibra-Tech preformed pre-construction surveys of portions of the north and south terminals within 100ft of construction activities, including the baggage handling areas. A project specific vibration criterion was developed to monitor vibration during construction activity since the airport was concerned about potential settlement or cracking to the existing terminal buildings. Specialized vibration monitoring criteria was developed for the bomb detection scanners in the baggage processing section of the airport since construction vibrations could impact image quality. Vibration monitors were installed throughout the terminals to measure vibrations during construction. Accelerometers with spectrum analyzers were set up to continually measure floor vibration levels adjacent to the baggage scanning machines. All construction vibration data was collected. After the construction was completed, GeoSonics/Vibra-Tech conducted post-construction surveys the north and south terminal.
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