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Adequate Adaptability for Storm Surge?

  • 1.  Adequate Adaptability for Storm Surge?

    Posted 11 days ago
    What building foundations across the path of Hurricane Florence are most adequately adaptable to the hurricane and storm surge? 

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    Mourtada Diallo S.M.ASCE
    Baltimore MD
    (347)755-3841
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  • 2.  RE: Adequate Adaptability for Storm Surge?

    Posted 10 days ago
    Here in coastal SE NC we have a lot of pile supported elevated homes in the beach barrier islands. The ones that keep the ground floor level open for waves and water to flow generally survive structural damage. Many illegally or legally close up the ground level perimeter for extra bedrooms or apartments and these are guaranteed to suffer great damage.

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    Alberto G.Solana P.E., M.ASCE
    Southport, NC

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