Pepsi Production Plant


Date: 07/2011

Duration: 10 Days


Helical nails were chosen for permanent excavation support for two 22′ tall walls: one adjacent to the service road and the other adjacent to the facility parking lot. The helical soil nail installation was complete in less than 2 weeks and followed by 8000 square feet of shotcrete.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.75” Square Shaft
  • # of Helical Piles: 320
  • Location:  Ayer MA 01432
  • Installation Depth: 12′
  • Equipment Used: Bobcat 335 Excavator w/ 12k ft # drivehead
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Excavation of soil nail wall ahead of soil screw installation.
  • Engineer/Architect: SW&C Engineers
  • General Contractor: Stahlman Group, Inc.