Temporary Pipe Bridge Support-Syracuse

Design provides temporary shoring of existing pipe bridge structure during excavation and removal of existing box culvert, installation, and backfilling of new box culvert. Installed helical piles to an acceptable bearing used for each pile cap. Then blocking and a steal W beam were installed to support the existing sanitary pipes.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: RS2785.203
  • # of Helical Piles: 16
  • Location: Syracuse, NY
  • Installation Depth: 25 feet
  • Equipment Used: MINI excavator 6K Drive head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Helicals eliminated any concern of damaging the pipe that was existing there in lieu of driven piles