A new home was being constructed in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Slab on grade was not permitted due to weak soils and timber piles raised vibration concerns for neighboring homes.
- Helical Pile Type: 2 7/8″ .203 wall
- # of Helical Piles: 27
- Location: Old Lyme, CT
- Installation Depth: 35′
- Ultimate Pile Capacity: 45 kips
- Equipment Used: Cat 305, 12K Drive Head, Marian Torque Indicator
- Challenge/Unique Aspect: Due to the close proximity of neighboring structures, the owner did not want to use timber piles. in addition to the vibration issue, driven piles also incurred higher mobilization cost.