Brooklyn NY – 146 S. 4th St Load Test

A parking garage was under going renovations and needed new concrete columns to support the additional load. Helical piers were the quickest, least intrusive method to provide a deep foundation and keep the project on schedule. A third of the piles were 80 KIPS, so a load test was required in accordance with New York City DOB regulations.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: RS2875.276
  • # of Helical Piles: 12
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Installation Depth: 15′-19′
  • Ultimate Pile Capacity: 80 Kips
  • Equipment Used: Takeuchi Mini Excavator, 12K Drive, Marian Torque Indicator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: The load test was performed and the pile tested well. Production piles were later installed.
  • Danbro Installer: Persi Contracting
  • General Contractor: Galaxy Developers