Presentation on theme: "Building Strong! IHNC SURGE BARRIER GIWW MRGO. Building Strong! Trestle Construction About 2000’ of trestle allows precision installation of piles and."— Presentation transcript:
Building Strong! IHNC SURGE BARRIER GIWW MRGO
Building Strong! Trestle Construction About 2000’ of trestle allows precision installation of piles and other components
Building Strong! South Heading Soldier Pile Placement – Complete! 1271 piles – Completed October 21, 2009 Weeks 526 Rig 144 Feet Long 66” Diameter, 94 tons
Building Strong! Whirley Tower North Heading Soldier Pile Placement – Complete!
Building Strong! 18” Closure Piles & Jet Grouting 2544 piles – Completed February 11, 2010
Building Strong! 36” Steel Batter Piles- Complete! 645 of 645 piles – Completed as of April 10, 2010
Building Strong! Soldier, Closure, Batter Piles Closure Piles Temporary Trestle Batter Piles Soldier Piles Interstitial Space
Building Strong! Space to be filled 4’ of almost pure grout Excess material is pushed out of hole when closure pile is installed Excess material functioning as armoring and reducing the amount of infill required 6 Foot core sample taken shows good contact between overflow material and injected material Pile tip -45 Grout plume -55 to -85 Closure Pile Soldier Pile Interstitial Space-Complete
Building Strong! 66” Concrete Pile Clean Out- Complete Drill bit removes the mud from inside the pile
Building Strong! Precast Caps 17 Feet Long, 96 Tons 306 of 306 Installed – Complete!
Building Strong! Cast in Place Concrete Section 6 Feet Wide, 339 of 339 Cast – Complete
Building Strong! Expansion Joint 17 of 17 Set Complete!
Building Strong! Parapet Wall Complete Cast in Place
Building Strong! Protected Side of Floodwall
Building Strong! North T Wall Construction Located at the North end of the Floodwall Complete
Building Strong! South T Wall Construction Located at the South End of the Floodwall Complete
Building Strong! Bayou Bienvenue Gate Installed Sill Installing Walls
Building Strong! Barge Gate Complete
Building Strong! Sector Gate Cofferdam under way