Three Rivers Park District Road Stabilization Project Using NZ 19
As seen in PileBuck - Jul/Aug 2015: – Problem: The road in the Intercity Regional Trail was deteriorating in two locations and was also showing signs of erosion. The design called for a permanent steel sheet pile wall with a concrete cap. The project consisted of two walls. Wall #1 measured 440 linear wall feet and required sheets ranging
from 15'–25' long. Wall #2 was 230 linear feet with sheets ranging from 15'–25' long. When Kraemer North America submitted the bid, they planned on using PZ 22 sheets. Once the contract was awarded, they contracted Engineering Partners, a structural engineering firm ... (Read More)
Lundeen Parkway Soldier Pile Wall
As seen in PileDriver - Q3 – History: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of over 18,000 miles of state highway lanes and 3,600 bridges, with 7,200 full-time employees. WSDOT, working closely with private contractors, is in year five of a twenty-year program that will be the largest capital construction program in their history - delivering more than $15 billion in projects, including 391 highway projects valued at ... (Read More)
Sheet Pile Supported Bridge Abutments for Accelerated Bridge Construction
by Josh Wight, PE
As seen in Geo-Strata – Many of today's top corporations do not begin a meeting without first addressing safety; it's the way of the corporate world. Not only do executives genuinely care about the well-being of their employees, but the bottom line usually benefits from exemplary safety performnnce as well, creating a win-win situation for all. Some companies even provide incentives for health and fitness practices at home, In the same vein, any discussion about innovation in construction must first address ... (Read More)
Skyline Steel providing steel to historic surge barrier project in New Orleans
Working with Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Group, Skyline Steel is providing steel for the largest design-build civil works project in the history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Surge Reduction - as it's officially named - is a $695-million wall barrier designed to protect New Orleans from storm surges similar to that generated by Hurricane Katrina.
Skyline Steel is furnishing almost 18,000 tons of steel pipe (36" OD x .750 wall) to Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Group for this massive two-mile long project. When the production and fabrication are complete, the steel pipe will be loaded on barges and transferred to a Shaw subsidiary in Delcambre, LA.
Skyline Steel is proud to be the steel supplier for such an elaborate, and important project that has the potential of impacting millions of people as well as the environment in a positive manner. ... (Read More*).
*PDF provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers