Taco Bell/KFC


Date: 11/1/2012

Duration: 3 Days


New construction for new restaurant.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.75″ square shaft
  • # of Helical Piles: 72
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Installation Depth: 25′
  • Equipment Used: Mid-Sized Excavator and 12,000 foot pound drive head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Helicals were used in lieu of driven piles due to close proximity of neighboring buildings.  All vibratory concerns were dismissed due to helicals.
  • Engineer/Architect: GDP Associates and PSI Engineering and Consulting
  • General Contractor: YUM Brands