1109 Metropolitan Ave

1109 Metropolitan AveAn existing one-story warehouse with office space in Brooklyn, NY was subject to a structural remediation to add a second story, while expanding the building’s footprint. Weak soils required a deep foundation with enhanced lateral capacity and access was limited. The restricted access and sensitivity to neighbors’ concerns required a no-vibration pile and low-impact equipment.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.5” SS with 5″ grout column
  • # of Helical Piles: 113
  • Location: Brooklyn , NY 11211
  • Installation Depth: 40-60 Feet
  • Equipment Used: Kubota Excavator and 12K Drive Head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Working through tough urban fill layers, as well as low headroom conditions
  • Installer: Audubon Environmental & Helical Piers
  • Engineer/Architect: Arun Rimal
  • General Contractor: Loduca Construction