Chesapeake Bay Dock Stair Tower

Duration: 1 Day

Eight helical piles were installed to a depth of 20 feet in one day. Their galvanized custom design caps will be welded to long pieces of channel steel and be part of a new steel structure that will clamp to the existing structure. Further movement will be arrested.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.5”
  • # of Helical Piles: 8
  • Location: Chesapeake Bay, MD
  • Installation Depth: 20 Feet
  • Equipment Used: Handheld Set up, 6K drive head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Working inside the stair tower and using equipment that could get inside of it without taking apart the stair well
  • General Contractor: Keystone Foundations