The Hunt at Louviers


Project Summary: A large two-story house with basement was constructed at The Hunt of Louviers, a subdivision outside Newark, DE.  The contractor excavated to the footing elevation and discovered soil unsuitable for spread footings so an alternative foundation was required.

  • Helical Pile Type: 1.5” Square Shaft
  • # of Helical Piles: 30
  • 35 Kips
  • Location: Newark , DE 19715
  • Installation Depth: 25′
  • Equipment Used: Kubota Excavator and 12K drive head
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Excavation and replacement with compacted fill was costly and time consuming. Helical Piles were installed quickly and production was not halted, so the project was able to move forward in a timely manner without costly delays.
  • General Contractor: Toll Brothers Home Builders