The homeowners of the Millennium Tower in San Francisco are expected to file a permit application for 50 new 24-inch diameter piles approximately 250 feet long to hopefully stabilize the building and perhaps even reverse […]
This is a great application of polyurethane grouting, to fill voids and stabilize soil behind a seawall at the Port of Los Angeles. Check out the video below from EagleLIFT.
Carolina Sunrock constructed a new primary crusher and needed a 51 foot tall retaining wall to create the grade separation. They went with a Redi-Rock faced wall, and were in the unique position to buy […]
Malcolm Drilling is currently working on shoring for the foundation excavation of a new tower at Rainier Square in downtown Seattle. The structure will be a 58-story mixed-use skyscraper topping out at 850 feet, which […]
The iconic San Francisco waterfront area known as Embarcadero is in dire need of a new seawall system to harden the area against sea level rise and to prevent damage from major earthquakes. Projections are that the […]
Terracon posted a new blog post about a unique hybrid soil nail and anchored soldier pile wall excavation support system for the Tower 12 Building project in Downtown Seattle. The project involves a 60-foot deep […]
How do you build a 2H:1V concrete ski jump? In April of 2017, the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation turned to Presto, the makers of GEOWEB, to design a concrete GEOWEB structure approximately 30 feet wide […]
This is a great little time lapse video from WSDOT that shows the construction of the tunnel behind the Bertha’s disassembly pit for the Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Project.
There is a push in Yorkshire, UK to turn the abandoned Queensbury rail line into England’s longest cycle tunnel. The 1.4-mile line was closed in 1956 to rail travel, and as indicated in the photo, […]
Google’s Bay View Campus facility outside San Francisco may be the largest thermal pile installation in the US. Thermal piles combine the use of geothermal heating and cooling with the deep foundation system to improve […]