Water Works Drive

An elevated environmental walkway was being built on an island off the Schuylkill River.  Helical piles were used due to weak weight of hammer material and the isolated location.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type:  1.5″ Square Shaft
  • # of Helical Piles: 163
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Installation Depth: 25′ – 30′
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Inability to get the required torque and hitting bedrock.