Hersheypark is a famous amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The park looked to GeoPrac sponsor Nicholson Construction for micropile foundations for their new $12.5M Storm Runner roller coaster. The ground conditions consisted of highly variable […]
GeoPrac Sponsor Nicholson Construction was recently awarded the contract for geotechnical construcion on the San Francisco Central Subway Project along with join venture partner Condon Johnson. Nicholson’s scope will include diaphragm walls at the tunnel […]
Nicholson Construction built a cutter soil mixed (CSM) retaining wall for an unusual application at the Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah. A 50-ft diameter by 50-ft deep shaft was constructed using CSM as […]
Pittsburgh, PA – June 2, 2011 – Missouri’s Interstate 44 is considered one of the most frequently traveled highways in the central United States. In early March of 2011, Nicholson Construction was contacted to perform an emergency response grouting operation on the Gasconade Bridge, part of I-44 westbound, over the Gasconade River in Laclede County.
During construction of the drilled shaft foundations for Temporary Bent No. 6, it was determined that voids were present both beneath and adjacent to the north footing for Intermediate Bent No. 6. Test borings by MoDOT indicated that the void varied in depth from zero to five feet, but the horizontal extents were unknown upon Nicholson’s arrival to the site. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release from GeoPrac.net sponsor Nicholson Construction. [/Editor]
UK geotechnical contractor Bachy Soletanche, sister company to GeoPrac sponsor Nicholson Construction, has announced the creation of a carbon calculator for computing the carbon footprint of various geotechnical construction schemes. The calculator sounds as if […]
ROGERS, Ark. — Construction of a “grout curtain” through Beaver Dam Dike 3 began this week to correct the dike’s chronic seepage problem. The work will be performed by GeoPrac.net sponsor Nicholson Construction company under […]
I missed this press release initially and then got busy. So I’ll just point you to it on Nicholson’s website. [Source: Nicholson Construction. Image: Nicholson]
PITTSBURGH, PA – January 3, 2011 – Nicholson Construction Company has acquired Advanced Foundation Systems, Inc., a geotechnical contractor located in Denver, Colorado. The acquisition strengthens Nicholson’s position in the Western United States, where Advanced Foundation Systems has completed numerous of earth retention, piling, and ground improvement projects.
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In the foundation and basement excavation for the Vehicle Security Center at the World Trade Center cite, an 18th century cargo ship was discovered approximately 20- to 30-ft below street level. It was likely a […]