102 W. Pennsylvania Ave Garage

  • Location: Towson, MD
  • Specs: 2-story, 20,000 SF
  • Partners: Concrete Protection & Restoration, Mid Atlantic Properties

This 55-year-old unique building and parking structure consists of a mixture of precast concrete, masonry “dox plank”, and conventional cast-in-place concrete construction. Based on the condition of the parking garage’s asphalt wearing surface over dox plank structure, it was determined that the appropriate and cost-effective repair would be to demolish the masonry plank deck and replace it with a new one-way post-tensioned concrete slab. Advantages of the post-tensioned slab solution include superior resistance to water-intrusion and no need for a wearing surface except for the conventional urethane traffic coating which was applied.