Poplar Point Manhole/Sewer Piles


Date: 4/1/2018

A project in Washington DC required a deep foundation to support a manhole as well as a section of sewer pipe, 4 timber piles were required for the job but due to speed and time constraints helical piles were specified due to ease of installation and quicker mobilizations.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 3500″.300 Pipe Piles
  • # of Helical Piles: 4
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Installation Depth: 35′
  • Equipment Used: ICE Drive Head, Digital torque Indicator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: A unique aspect of this job is that the helical piles were installed, cut and capped and had a concrete foundation poured on them in the time allotted to just drive the timber piles.
  • Engineer/Architect: Gencorelli Engineering & E.E. Cruz Engineers
  • General Contractor: E.E. Cruz