Inn at the Mission – Permanent Shoring Wall

Scheduled to open Winter 2019. 4-star luxury boutique Hotel adjacent to the historic Mission of San Juan Capistrano.

GMU Structural completed the structural design, details, and construction observation and testing for the soldier pile retaining wall between the sites parking lot and the offramp of the 5 freeway at Ortega Hwy. This unique retaining wall had to be designed with numerous constraints. Between existing utilities adjacent to the wall alignment, utilities that had to be relocated based on the proposed wall alignment, and an adjacent Cal-Trans right-of-way, this was not your regular design. What makes this wall unique is its’ rustic look, permanent stained and varnished horizontal wood lagging bolted to painted steel soldier