Stop & Shop Arverne, NY

Large Diameter Helical Piles with pile caps were used to support a Grocery store in Queens, NY.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: Round Shaft 8625″.188 (wall) w/20″ & 22″ helices
  • Location: Queens, NY
  • Helix Plates/Ultimate Pile Capacity: 80 Tons
  • Equipment Used: 312 Excavator
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: The soil was a mess. Urban fill with low blow-count silty clay required a deep foundation. The construction site abuted an elevated subway track and helicals were selected as no vibration was permitted this close to an busy, in-service train line.
  • Danbro Installer: M.G. Forge
  • Engineer/Architect: Design: Rosenbaum Group
    Structural: PBA Engineering
    Geotechnical: Soil Mechanics Drilling Corp.