Multi-Generational Building

Date: March 2008

Duration: 7 Days


The soil on grade under part of the building was a layer of fill 27′ deep, mainly consisting of cinders and ash.

The original design specified was a footing 4′ wide with a reinforced-concrete wall 5′ high.  Before framing began, some of the foundation walls had settled more than 5″.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.75″ Square Shaft
  • # of Helical Piles: 115
  • Location: BurlingtonBurlington 108016
  • Installation Depth: 27′
  • Equipment Used: 580 case w/ 12k Drivehead
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Mobilize quickly to work on an existing project to keep on schedule.
  • Engineer/Architect: Willis Consulting Engineers
  • General Contractor: Jager Construction