Solutions

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

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade – Central US

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade – Central US

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

New Ragged Mountain Dam

The New Ragged Mountain Dam is located approximately 4 miles west of the Charlottesville, Virginia. The project included construction of a new earthen dam, an adjacent tunnel system and raw water pipeline to serve as the principal spillway for the new [ Read More… ]

New Ragged Mountain Dam

Sinkhole Grouting

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

Sinkhole Grouting

Dam Safety Assurance

This project called for the installation of 278 high-capacity, post-tensioned, multi-strand rock anchors. The anchors ranged in size up to 61-strands with test loads approaching 3000 kips. The anchors were installed in 15-inch diameter boreholes to deviation tolerances of less [ Read More… ]

Dam Safety Assurance

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

Precision Vertical Monolith Joint Drilling for Dam Waterstop Repair

The project required drilling two 8” diameter holes for the installation of new waterstops between the selected monolith joints within the dam structure. The holes were required to precisely follow the vertical joints between the monoliths and to deviate no [ Read More… ]

Precision Vertical Monolith Joint Drilling for Dam Waterstop Repair

KY Lock Addition

The Kentucky Lock is an existing 600 foot long navigation lock located on the Tennessee River near Grand Rivers, Kentucky. The US Army Corps of Engineers constructed a new 1,200 foot long navigation lock landward of the existing lock. The [ Read More… ]

KY Lock Addition