Fairfield Plaza Addition


Date: 5/1/2006

Duration: 10 Days


Due to unsuitable miscellaneous fill soils at the site of the Fairfield Plaza Addition, helical piles were selected to provide foundation support for the planned one story addition.  Cuoco Structural Engineers LLC recommended helical piles due to ease of installation and minimal vibration.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: SS175
  • # of Helical Piles: 64
  • Location: Oxford , CT 06478
  • Installation Depth: 20-35 Feet
  • Equipment Used: Case 580
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Being able to install a highly loaded and vibratory free pile next to an existing building
  • Engineer/Architect: Cuoco Structural Engineers
  • General Contractor: Cuoco Structural