WJE Wins Award of Excellence for St. Charles Municipal Center

November 20, 2011
The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has awarded WJE an Award of Excellence in the Historic Category for its work on the St. Charles Municipal Center, located along the shore of the Fox River in St. Charles, Illinois. A plaza abuts three sides of the building and a 12-foot-tall limestone-clad river wall defines the plaza's west wall. The project consisted of an investigation of deterioration, a laboratory study of concrete core samples, and the reconstruction of the original design of the plaza and river wall. WJE served as the project engineer/designer.

About WJE
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE), is an interdisciplinary firm of architects, structural engineers, and materials scientists that specializes in the investigation, analysis, testing, and design of repairs for historic and contemporary structures. WJE focuses on delivering practical, innovative, and technically sound solutions across all areas of construction technology. Since the firm's founding more than fifty years ago, WJE specialists bring the collective experience gained from conducting more than seventy-five thousand investigations worldwide to every construction challenge. WJE combines state-of-the-art laboratory and testing facilities, nationwide offices, and knowledge sharing systems to provide solutions for the built world. For more information, please visit wje.com.

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