Discover how our vibratory stone column (VSC) solutions improved the ground beneath a mixed-use building that sat next to a river.
The client planned to build this six-story building next to a river. However, the ground on the site was extremely inconsistent—some parts of the soil were extremely hard while others were extremely soft. They needed to find a way to reinforce the soil and give it consistency while keeping the project on schedule.
REQUIREMENTS AND CHALLENGES
We supplied VSCs as rigid inclusions that the project’s engineer could adapt to different installation methods. The engineer and the site superintendent installed the rigid inclusions in various ways, according to the soil’s changes throughout the site.
SOLUTION AND RESULTS
Our VSC solution helped the project stay on time and within budget. The project maintained its timelines because the engineer determined the soil’s needs and the potential project results quickly, resulting in a speedy installation. The general contractor and site superintendent were both satisfied with these results. This client now wants to work with us again on another project.
Multifamily and Hospitality
Bearing capacity/settlement control
VSCs, rigid inclusions
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