Packer Park 2


Date: 01/01/2020


A developer purchased a school and was renovating it to convert it into residential housing. Helical piles are segmented piles and installed with small equipment facilitating inside work.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: RS2875.203 wall
  • # of Helical Piles: 213
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Installation Depth: 30′-35′
  • Ultimate Pile Capacity: 60 Kips
  • Equipment Used: Volvo Mini Excavator, 10K Drive, Digital Torque Indicator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Driven piles were originally specified for the deep foundation. However, due to the proximity to neighboring structures, driven piles were ruled out and helicals were substituded.
  • General Contractor: Vaspoli Builders Inc.