Garage Wall Repair Tiebacks


Date: 10/1/2018


A residential garage built into a hill was experiencing bowing walls from the earth pushing on it. The foundation contractor was able to stabilize and push the walls back into place using shoring jacks. However, before they finished the repair, the engineer of record wanted tiebacks to help permanently secure the block wall in place.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.5″ Square Shaft 8″ 10″ Helical Configuration
  • # of Helical Piles: 2
  • Location: York, PA
  • Installation Depth: 20′
  • Equipment Used: Skid Steer, 6K Drive head, Marian Torque Indicator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Both Tiebacks were installed in one morning, allowing the rest of the repairs to be completed and finished that afternoon.
  • General Contractor: Northeast Foundations and Concrete