Fayetteville State University’s Renaissance Hall was a new residence hall built to satisfy the needs of the school’s expanding student body. The new 82,300sf facility was designed to house nearly 350 students and had three stories, a media room, recreation room, and study area.
Froehling & Robertson, Inc. was hired to provide materials testing services during the construction of the dormitory. These services included:
- Laboratory soils testing, consisting of Proctor Analysis and soil classifications.
- Field density testing to monitor the percent compaction of fill and backfill materials.
- Subgrade soil and stone base proofrolling.
- Sampling of the plastic concrete.
- Determining air content and slump of plastic concrete.
- Monitoring of concrete shipping tickets.
- Molding and testing mortar and grout specimens.
- Conducting pre-construction tests on mortar and masonry units.