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- From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
- Date: Thu, 1 May 2014 07:42:38 -0500
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Yeah, digging the hole isn't so much the issue as that we typically use sheet pile to form this kind of thing - it's a pipe valve vault - a dry well essentially. I think we're not going to be able to drive sheet pile to the desired elevation. The "bedrock" is pretty soft in the first meter or so, and fractured generally but driving sheet pile is a no-go. So what's the alternative? William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E. 5 > On May 1, 2014, at 6:40 AM, "Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc." <design(--nospam--at)hodgsoneng.ca> > wrote: > f your structure needs to go deep you may have no choice but to blast or > hoe-ram the dickens out of it >> On 4/30/2014 6:00 PM, Polhemus, William wrote: >> Anybody do anything up around Edmonton way? I need some ideas on how to >> handle a substructure that we'd normally do with sheet pile, but I've got >> bedrock issues. Don't think I'm driving sheets 2-3 meters into that stuff. >> Any insights would be welcome, online or off. >> William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E. >> Lead Civil/Structural Engineer >> CRA Engineering Group, Inc. >> 6320 Rothway >> Suite 100 >> Houston, TX 77040 >> Phone: (713) 734-3090 >> Direct: (832) 485-5251 >> Cell: (281) 450-8426 >> Fax: (832)485-5213 >> Email: wpolhemus(--nospam--at)craworld.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
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