Ocean Terrace

Nexus Science Center

East Sycamore Commercial Center

Desert Gateway


Nexus Science Center

Project Name  Nexus Science Center
Contracted By  Staples Construction
Contract Value  $265,000
Dates Work Performed  8/06-3/07
Location  I-805 at La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA
Scope of Work

  • 2 terraced Keystone walls up to 20 feet high
  • One additional wall to extend the building pad area.

Unique Aspects

  • Aesthetics and landscape were a priority
  • The terraced walls face the southbound offramp of I-805 at La Jolla Village Drive
  • TC Construction worked closely with the Keystone wall engineer to design an aesthetically pleasing layout of the walls while achieving the retention of 20 feet of fill for the building pad
  • Design was required to meet CalTrans approval since the walls are constructed within the CalTrans easement

Estimator  Bob LaVigne
Project Manager  Bob LaVigne
Superintendent  Jan Magoffin
Foreman  Paul McComack