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Re: Self Driving Caissons

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Maybe you have to drop 'em from an airplane :o).

Bill Allen

-----Original Message-----
From: Serroels, Chris/SAC <CSerroel(--nospam--at)>
To: 'seaoc(--nospam--at)' <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
Date: Tuesday, May 05, 1998 10:27 AM
Subject: RE: Self Driving Caissons

>Can you describe what a self-driving caisson is?  How
>is it different from a drilled, vibrated, screwed, or
>driven caisson?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mark A. Scott [mailto:MAScott(--nospam--at)]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 1998 10:22 AM
>To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
>Subject: Self Driving Caissons
>To all in sunny CA and beyond,
>Has anyone had any experience or know of someone with experience, good
>bad, with self driving concrete caissons.  I've talked to a few
>that have placed some circular ones.  I am contemplating a large
>rectangular section that can be remotely excavated from the interior to
>depth of 60 to 70 feet in granular soils.  This may be a misapplication,
>but I'm willing to learn.
>Mark A. Scott, SE Washington