Sinking, Tilting San Fran Tower Saga Nearing Conclusion With Proposed $100MM Solution

The last time we checked in on the sinking, tilting Millennium Tower in San Francisco, engineers believed they had developed a stop to the buildings settling, but that came with a hefty estimated price tag between $200 million and $500 million.  The fix called for installing around 300 micro piles, made of concrete and steel, driven to bedrock.  A new plan has reduced that overall cost to remedy and will have much less impact on residents.

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UPDATE: Sinking San Francisco Tower “Safe to Occupy,” Per Building Inspector

The saga continues in one of the biggest construction stories of 2016, the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower of San Francisco.  When we last updated readers in December, satellite images from the European Space Agency had not only confirmed that the tower has sunken considerably, but that it also hasn’t stopped sinking yet.  Meanwhile, residents living in the tower are worried about their safety and the value of their homes.

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