Duke University Bed Tower Anchored Soldier Pile Walls

Soldier Pile Wall Advantages

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / March 31, 2021

What are the advantages of a soldier pile wall? Flexibility Soldier Pile Walls are the go-to excavation shoring solution in densely populated urban areas such as city centers, hospital campuses, and universities.  Soldier piles allow for flexibility when working around existing buildings and existing utilities.  For taller walls, anchors can be installed 10′ below existing…

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Micropile Drilling

Quality Control for Micropiles

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / March 22, 2021

Micropile Foundation Quality Control Using some basic micropile foundation quality control measures will help your project move forward with fewer mistakes and will avoid dreaded rework.  With that in mind, here are some basic QC steps for micropiles. Receipt of Materials Ensure that the threaded steel bars and casing pipes are the correct size and…

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