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- To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: Re: Seawall
- From: "h.d.richardson" <h.d.richardson(--nospam--at)shaw.ca>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 15:06:40 -0600
I would suggest you ask
the Corps that question. They might be very helpful in ways you can not
H. Daryl Richardson
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 2:41
I’ve been asked to
comment on the following situation:
A large building (the town’s new convention
center) is planned that will be supported by 10 in dia pipe piles spaced
3 ft apart at the pile caps The first row of 50 piles have to pierce a
10 ft (app) high seawall comprised of large granite boulders – each
about 5+ ft diameter – and then driven another 30 ft into beach sand. I
suspect that the boulders will be first drilled to allow the piles.
The sea wall is some 50 years old and concrete
was placed between the boulders. It was built by the Army Corps of
The concern is that the structural integrity of
the seawall might be compromised by drilling thru the boulders.
Does the Corps need to be advised of piles
What do you think?