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Precision Drilled Vertical Pilot Holes for Blind Bore Shaft Development

Project required the drilling of thirty-four 17.5” diameter pilot holes for future 96” diameter pump shafts that would be drilled utilizing blind bore techniques. The pilot holes were drilled in two passes with the initial 8” hole being drilled using [ Read More… ]

Precision Drilled Vertical Pilot Holes for Blind Bore Shaft Development

Pilot Holes for Large Diameter Holes for High-Capacity Strand Anchors in a Dam

Project required an 8” diameter pilot hole for each of the 278 high-capacity post-tensioned strand anchors that were installed in a 15” diameter final hole.

Pilot Holes for Large Diameter Holes for High-Capacity Strand Anchors in a Dam

Sports Arena and Parking Deck – North Eastern US

Micropile construction commenced with a detailed review and understanding of the micropile construction specification and project drawings. Dimensions of permanent materials including casing and all-thread-bar are common for all types of micropiles. For rock bonded micropiles, the minimum embedment into [ Read More… ]

Sports Arena and Parking Deck – North Eastern US

Recreational Pier and Hotel – Eastern US

Pressure grouted micropiles are most often utilized when subsurface conditions consist of a sandy/silty consistency. The injection of grout under pressure allows bonding to the subsurface strata to add load-bearing capacity.

Recreational Pier and Hotel – Eastern US

State Road Highway Grouting

The limited mobility grout injected into void spaces within soil or rock, soft soils, or the soil-filled cavities of the bedrock, improved the subsurface soil and rock conditions by filling the void spaces and replacing soft, loose soils with high [ Read More… ]

State Road Highway Grouting

Parking Garage – Mall Expansion – North Eastern US

The project was the expansion of an existing parking lot to a high capacity parking garage located at very busy, high-end shopping mall. The construction challenges associated with the expansion included both geotechnical aspects of the subsurface, and impacts to [ Read More… ]

Parking Garage – Mall Expansion – North Eastern US

High-Rise Student Housing Complex

CDE was called on for the installation of an earth retention system to allow the construction of a two-story below grade parking garage to serve as the foundation for a new high-rise student housing facility. To meet the requirements of [ Read More… ]

High-Rise Student Housing Complex

Dam Stabilization – Eastern US

The installation of 28 permanent rock anchors and 109 passive dowels on the face and crest of the dam associated with the remediation efforts to improve dam stability. The structure is under the governance of the state Fish and Boat Commission [ Read More… ]

Dam Stabilization – Eastern US

Railroad Slope Stabilization

To rectify a slip along a section of railway track a wall was required. Due to space constraints, a pipe pile and lagging wall installation was deemed appropriate to accomplish the task.

Railroad Slope Stabilization

Railroad Track Wall Stabilization

This project called for a wall stabilization which consisted of the installation of 93, 30-foot solid bar nails into various underlying geotechnical conditions. Also, a two inch construction layer and a six inch final face of shotcrete was applied to [ Read More… ]

Railroad Track Wall Stabilization