Long-Term Care Facility Completed / by Allen Ghaida

The Roosevelt Long Term Facility is a three (3)-Story with a basement, 110,000 square feet building constructed in Edison, NJ. Potential Engineering PC (PE) conducted the construction support services during the construction of the steel frame and masonry shear wall facility.

The services provided included modeling of the structure, the design of the steel frame connection, generate erection and assembly shop drawings for the structural steel and light gauge walls, mansard, and portal frames.

In the process, PE prepared design modules for the connection design which is applicable to any similar project. The design modules were developed to meet the requirements of AISC. During erection, PE worked closely with contractor in phasing the steel fabrication, shipment to site, and crane pick location. The operations were performed smoothly without any mentionable glitches.