Smith Creek Pedestrian Bridge

Nine helical piles were installed to support an abutment for a pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Smith Creek in Clifton Forge, Virginia.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: RS 3500.300 Wall 10,12,14 Lead Section
  • # of Helical Piles: 9
  • Location: Clifton Forge, VA
  • Installation Depth: 15′
  • Ultimate Pile Capacity: 80 Kips
  • Equipment Used: Kobelco SK140, 12K Drive Head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: All nine piles were installed in one day allowing the Masonry Contractor to complete the concrete placement the following day.
  • General Contractor: Hammond Mitchell INC