MINIPILE MILESTONE IN MEMPHIS

To restore and stabilize a bus transportation administrative complex, a $10 million reconstruction project was initiated, that hinged on innovative foundation repair and an unusual 'best value' bid and design-build project delivery method. The building is on a clay cap over a landfill. The geotechnical investigation is described. The plan that was devised included the use of minipiles to underpin and relevel portions of the buidling experiencing excessive settlement, and driven piles installed to support new construction outside the building. The specifications of the technical proposal are noted, as well as the pile testing. Factors that contributed to the success of the project are listed and discussed.

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00624159
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 10 1993 12:00AM