The latest issue of Deep Foundations Magazine is available online from the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI). The September/October 2017 issue cover story is about the 2017 OPA Winning Project – The Expansion and Preservation of the Andrew Mellon Building in Washington D.C. This project involved adding a basement beneath the existing foundations of the National Historic Landmark. Berkel & Company Contractors designed micropiles to serve as the shoring system and the permanent deep foundation elements.
In Washington D.C., the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority (D.C. WASA) finalized a lont-term plan in 2002 aimed at reducing combined sewer outfalls into the Potomac River and its tributary, the Anacostia River. A major portion of this plan is a $2.2 Billion (US) deep tunnel program to handle excess stormwater flows and prevent the combined sewage from being discharged into the environment. Read on for a map and more info. (Photo of Anacostia River, by D.C. WASA)
Hawthorne, NJ (January 6, 2014): The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its seventh annual SuperPile conference on June 18-20, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA. SuperPile ‘14 is a collaboration of seven DFI […]
In an August 2010 article in ADSC’s Foundation Drilling Magazine, Eric Loehr and Dan Brown of Dan Brown and Associates summarized the key findings from a report they authored on the use of micropiles in […]