Mill Basin Helical Installation


Date: 12/1/2019


Only six helical anchors were needed to repair a failing bulkhead so low mobilization/demobilization cost drove the decision to use helicals.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: RS4500.337
  • # of Helical Piles: 6
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Installation Depth: 30′
  • Ultimate Pile Capacity: 70 Kips
  • Equipment Used: Komatsu PC 138, 20K Drive, Digital Torque Indicator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: The piles were installed to 30 feet and 12,000 foot pound of torque to arrest the movement on the wall.
  • General Contractor: Tank Dock Builders