Foundation Constructors, Inc.
Foundation Constructors, Inc.
81 Big break Road
Oakley, CA 94561
Phone: 925-754-6633
Email info@foundationpiledriving.com

Specialty Pile Job List

SPECIALTY PILING PROJECTS
TUBEX/TUBEX GROUT INJECTION PILES/FUNDEX CIP PILES/PLT TESTING/EDTTEX
 

PROJECT/
LOCATION

PILE APPLICATION/
STRUCTURE
BENEFIT / ADVANTAGE CONTRACTOR
STRUCTURAL
ENGINEER
GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEER
OWNER

1.
Caltrans Alternate Pile Test Program







San Francisco
Tubex piles

 

Various conventional and specialty
piles installed to shallow and deep tip elevations at deep bay mud site over Colma sand 14x0.500/22" -- 1200 kip test




 Tubex pile shown to outperform
other piling systems in extensive
testing program.



Caltrans approved use of Tubex piles.

(Reference DFI/Caltrans Report, September 1993)

 FUNDEX













 

 CALTRANS













 

 CALTRANS













 

CALTRANS













 

2.
Bent 31, Rte.280


 


San Francisco
Tubex piles
 

Low Overhead retrofit of I-280
Seismic retrofit of viaduct.



16x.344/22"  1862 LF/49EA
150 ton pile
 

 -Low overhead (20' clearance)
-Avoided noise adjacent to occupied
office
- med. sands/Bay mud over dense sand
-originally designed w/ driven pipe pile
 GUY F.
ATKINSON








 
 CALTRANS









 
CALTRANS 









 
CALTRANS









 

3.
Knox SRO(6th & Tehama)





 

San Francisco
Tubex piles
 

Medium sand over dense Colma sands
Condominium project adjacent to vibration-sensitive building
16x.375/22"  13,800 LF/178 EA.
95 ton pile/45 ton tension
 -reduced number of driven piles
-avoided noise/vibration at approx. same cost and duration
-load test performed




 
CAHILL
CONTRACTORS










 
OLMM











 
TRANSPACIFIC
GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEERS









 
KNOX











 

4.
Bay Bridge Test Program








Oakland

Tubex piles

Pilot test program for specification
development for SF-O bay Bridge
Retrofit to verify constructability
and pile capacities for retrofit design
900 LF/15 TESTS

(Ref: SFOBB Materials Information Report)

 -liquefiable fills over Bay Mud
-installed in simulated low-overhead
-extensive test program incl. lateral
  compression and tension-satisfactory performance resulted in
  sole specification for retrofit project
AMERICAN
PILEDRIVING
INC










CALTRANS












 
CALTRANS












 
CALTRANS












  

5.
Lakeside









 


Oakland


Tubex piles
 

Low-overhead pile adjacent to BART and Laney College Oakland Campus
Deep Force sewer project
16X.344/22" 912 LF19 EA.
200 TON PILE







 
-was substituted for driven 18"  PC
  after major constructability issues
-no vibration to BART system permitted
-PC were to be set in drilled holes to
  mitigate vibration near. BART tunnel
-Tubex more cost effective
 -no noise disturbance to Laney College 
MOUNTAIN
CASCADE
INC.














 
 CH2MHILL
















 
DAMES & MOORE















 
CITY OF OAKLAND















 

6.
Jack London Theater

 


Jack London Square, Oakland
                          
Tubex piles

Replaced driven PC piles adjacent
to  unreinforced masonry building
Tubex Piles driven same depths as PC
piles
16X.344/22"   20EA/560 LF
175 TON PILE 

 
 -significant concern with adjacent
unreinforced structure due to
vibration of piledriving
-closest 2 rows of columns supported
by Tubex pile/remaining pile were driven
 
M.A. LINDQUIST
COMPANY










 
ROZANNO &
TOVANNI











 
HARZA 












 
JACK LONDON
THEATER
ASSOCIATES/
PORT OF
OAKLAND







 

7.
Richmond Parkway












Richmond


Tubex piles

 Replaced driven 95'  70 ton 14" piling at the abutment and last bent of the
major viaduct on the Richmond Pkwy
18x.500/26" 101 ea/3535 LF
350 kip load tested <.4" deflection.





 
-Subsurface contamination avoided by
shortening Tubex pile @ same capacity
-residual contaminants grouted in situ
-competitively bid against soil mixing
-driven pile not allowed due to contamination.
-friction pile design
(Ref: Richmond Pkwy Report) 
 BENCO

















 
BECHTEL ENGINEERING
















 
HARZA

















 
CITY OF RICHMOND
















 

8.
Cypress Mitigation Power Source Equipment
Enclosure Structure








Oakland

Tubex piles

Specified as 100 ton for
protective structure for EBMUD
generators
Specified based on Tubex performance
on Lakeshore and Lakeside projects &
recommended by CH2MHill
18X.344/26"   35 EA./ 3000 LF

 
-Equipment extremely vibration sensitive
-no outages resulted from work
-no shut-downs were required
-very confined space problem solved





 
D.J. AMOROSO
CONSTRUCTION













 
JOHN CAROLLO ENGINEERS












 
GEO/RESOURCE CONSULTANTS













 
EBMUD














 

9.
Basin 54/Lakeshore  


 


Oakland

Tubex piles

Specified for 2nd phase of previous
Lakeside Project
Pipe saddle supports for force sewer

16X.344/22"  40 EA/3800 LF
100 TON PILE

-20 ' overhead clearance under I-880 -avoided noise to Laney College
-achieved required capacity



 
MOUNTAIN
CASCADE
INC.







 

CH2MHILL

 

 

 

 

 

DAMES &
MOORE

 

 

 


 

CITY OF
OAKLAND

 

 

 


 

10.
San Francisco-
Oakland  Bay Bridge Retrofit





 

Oakland
 
Tubex piles

Specified for low-overhead, vibration
free piles under approach ramp
structure
12' min. to 17' max. clearance
Conventional drillers & piledrivers
not interested in job due to access
20X.500&1"/26"  173EA/13000 LF
-extremely confined site
-low overhead
-vibration free/liquefaction
-high lateral capacity pile
 -every pile proof tested in tension
-excellent QC/consistency demonstrated
 -high lateral loads on piles

 

BALFOUR
BEATTY
CONSTRUCTION
 

 

 

 

 



 

CALTRANS














 
CALTRANS














 
CALTRANS














 

11.
Chevron Research Bldg. Seismic Retrofit



 

Richmond
Tubex piles

Seismic retrofit of research bldg.
13' clearance under overhangs
Piles rocket-socketed into shale.
100 TON/75
TON TENSION
16X.312/22"  20 EA/1000 LF
 
-retrofit of research lab/ piledriving noise unacceptable
 -originally specified pin pile
-Tubex more cost effective
-rock socket required/ 50 ft piles
 

OVERAA
CONSTRUCTION
 




 

 

 

CHEVRON
 

 

 

 



 

DAMES & MOORE

 

 

 

 

 

CHEVRON

 




 

 

 

12.
SFIA ART Load Test


San Francisco
International Airport
Tubex piles
Test pile for capacity and feasibility
for ART footing
(Ref: SFIA LRT test program Report)
400 kip tension load test
 

-high tension/ compression loads
-confined access

 



 

CALIFORNIAN
PILE
FOUNDATIONS

 



 

PARSON
BRINCKERHOFF
WONG LUSTER




 

KLEINFELDER

 

 



 

SFIA

 

 



 

13.
Terminal #2






Oakland International Airport

Tubex piles

Expansion of terminal 2 partially
underneath tubular space frame
truss structure
16X.500/22"  13 EA/900 LF
35 TON - 100 PILE (VARIED)

 
-exposure to public, into secure area
-some piles in low overhead due to truss
-specified as driven pipe project
-alternate bid project against
driven pipe pile cost effective

VITTON
CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 




 

JF JORDAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEOMATRIX

 

 

 

 

 

 

PORT OF OAKLAND

 

 

 




 

14.
Bayview Sr. Housing   






 


San Francisco

Tubex piles

5-story senior residence bldg.
in neighborhood location
Adjacent to antique warehouse
16X.375/22"  63 EA/1800 LF
Load tested to 1100 kips & held
Used 175 ton working load/25' piles

 
-Competitively bid as 1:2 substitution vs.driven 12" piling. Noise was major concern to neighborhood groups
-GC concerned w/vibration, litigation
-High Capacity short piles 
(Ref: Bayview Compression Test Report)

NIBBI BROTHERS
GENERAL
CONTRACTORS



 

 





 

ACKLAND
INTERNATIONAL





 

 

 

 

 

TRANSPACIFIC
GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEERS




 

 

 

 

 

HUD/CITY
OF
SAN
FRANCISCO











 

15.
39 Drumm Street








 


San Francisco


Tubex piles

5 -story office and seismic retrofit
in extremely confined space. Deep Bay Mud, unreinforced masonry buildings,
downtown location. Luxury hotel
directly across street.
90 TON PILE/ 54 EA/5700 LF

 
-adjacent unreinforced masonry buildings.
-site too small to drive 115'  PC pile
 -extremely small site (35' x 120')
 -vibration, noise prohibited
-75' of bay mud/ 104' piles
 -no nuisance complaints received
(Ref: Drumm Street Case History Report)

TRANSWORLD
CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

LAU KWON
ASSOCIATES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

GEO/RESOURCE
CONSULTANTS

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

LEE
DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

16.
North Connector
5500J Utility Tunnel




 

San Francisco
International Airport
Tubex piles

Piles for utility tunnel under terminal loop road; Maintain road open to traffic pile required. Seated into rock.
300 TON/60 TON (T) 44EA/2350 LF
Originally specified as pin pile
Tubex significant cost savings
-high tension/compression into rock
-10.5 ft. clearance inside 25' cofferdam
 -competitively bid against specified micro pile
-load tested in compression & tension
 -22- hour shifts/day

(Ref: North Connector Load Test Report)

DILLINGHAM INCORPORATED
N.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KENNEDY/JENKS

 

 

 

 

 





 

PSC ASSOCIATES

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SFIA

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

17.
Delta Boarding
Dock C







San Francisco
International Airport
Tubex piles
Repairs to loading docks at Boarding
Area C. 100 ton capacity/ 100 ft.
12 EA/1200 LF
16X.312/22"





 
-exposure to air traffic/secure area
-competitively bid against driven pipe
-avoided use of boom in air/hazard
-very close to boarding area windows
 and passenger jet ways
 

McCARTHY
BROTHERS
CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 




 

HK&A

 

 

 

 




 

KLEINFELDER

 

 

 

 




 

DELTA
AIRLINES

 

 

 





 

18.
California College of
Arts and Crafts




 

San Francisco
Tubex piles

Seismic retrofit piles inside of existing warehouse (30 ft clearance)
16X.312/22"  20 EA/900 LF
100 kip T=C


 
-competitive bid against drilled piers
-owner occupied site: no noise
-very dense Colma sand
-30 ft headroom/40 ft piles
-shorter piles of  same capacity

OLIVER &
COMPANY

 

 





 

OVE ARUP &
ASSOCIATES

 

 

 



 

KLEINFELDER

 

 






 

CCAC

 

 

 

 


 

19.
Duncan Hall
San Jose State
University









 


San Jose     
Tubex piles

Seismic retrofit- addition of shear
walls under cantilevered structure
Required penetration through v. dense
gravel. 13 ft of  overhead clearance
16x.500/22"  20 EA/1320 LF
365 kips T=C (seismic)
-competitively bid against driven pipe
-very dense gravel and sands
-shorter piles vs. driven
-no noise to classrooms/classes in session
-13 ft headroom/80+ ft piles
-driven piles could not penetrate
denser lower strata
 

ALBAY
CONSTRUCTION

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

DEGENKOLB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

WOODWARD-
CLYDE
CONSULTANTS

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SAN JOSE
STATE
UNIVERSITY
(CAL. STATE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.
California College of
Arts & Crafts Phase II






 

San Francisco
Tubex piles

Seismic retrofit piles inside of existing
warehouse (25 ft clearance)
Second Phase
16X.312/22"  6 EA/245 LF
100 kip T=C


 
-client satisfied w/Phase I
-owner occupied site:  no noise
-very dense Colma sand
-25 ft headroom/40 ft piles
-classes in session during construction
 

OLIVER &
COMPANY

 

 

 

 


 

OVE ARUP &
ASSOCIATES

 

 

 

 


 

KLEINFELDER

 

 

 

 



 

CCAC

 

 

 

 



 

21.
San Mateo County
Office Building

 




 

 





Redwood City
Tubex piles

New utility tunnel pile placed 3 feet
from occupied building during normal
working hours. Replaced 14" pile to
vibration, public exposure. Main power feed electrical vault w/seismic trips with in 2 feet of pile.
175 TON/4 EA/245 LF

-contractor initiated change from driven
-vibration damage to facade concerns
-noise avoided in public pass-though
-permitted normal hours w/Tubex
-very high public expose location
-vibration sensitive equipment
 

 

 

TURNER
CONSTRUCTION
CO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DASSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KLEINFELDER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY OF
SAN MATEO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

22.
California College of
Arts & Crafts Phase III
Logan Exhibit Hall

 


San Francisco
Tubex piles
 

Piles inside existing warehouse
w/25 ft clearance for new mezzanine
exhibit area
3rd phase of warehouse work.
100 kip (Tension & Compression)
 
 -client pleased w/ previous phases
 -seismic retrofit & noise restriction
 -very dense Colma sand
 -25 ft headroom/40 ft piles
 -classes in session during construction

 
OLIVER & COMPANY











 

OVE ARUP & ASSOCIATES

 

 







 

KLEINFELDER

 

 








 

CCAC

 

 








 

23.
101 2nd Street Tower
(2nd & Mission)

 









San Francisco


Tubex piles

High capacity piles adjacent to masonry buildings bordering site
Drilled through very dense sands for increased capacity.


16x.312/22" & 20x.375 /26"
200 ton  & 350 ton pile working loads

 
-Project also featured  driven piles in addition to Tubex piles
-Competitively bid against drilled shafts
-Eliminated vibration concerns
-Tubex was unrestricted by downtown noise ordinances
Featured in Construction Link's  April 1999 issue of Top 50
Projects for 1998-1999

DINWIDDIE
CONSTRUCTION

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

MIDDLEBROOK
 + LOUIE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

DAMES &
MOORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

MYERS 2ND
ST. PARTNERS

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

24.
Hotel Sofitel
Redwood Shores



Redwood City

Tubex piles w/PLT used

Piles for new hotel addition in
front of existing lobby.
16x.312/22"
Capacity verified with Fundex PLT
175 ton pile
-Selected over driven pile to avoid noise disturbance to hotel guests
-Higher pile capacity = reduced number of piles required
 

SWINERTON & WALBERG

 

 



 

WATRY DESIGN GROUP

 

 

 

 

CONSOLIDATED ENGINEERING LABORATORIES






 

MIOTEL / ACCOR

 

 

 

 

 25.
Wax Museum of Fisherman's Wharf
Featured in Construction Link May 1999 issue

San Francisco
Tubex piles

Piles for Wax Museum in extremely
congested public site in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. 16x.312/22" 155 ton pile
 
 -Selected over driven pile to avoid noise & vibration disturbances to neighborhood
-Higher capacity / reduced number of piles
(Ref: Wax Museum Load Test Report)
NIBBI BROTHERS  NISHKIAN & ASSOCIATES  TREADWELL & ROLLO
 
RONALD FONG INVESTMENTS 

 26.
Disney ABC7 Studios

Glendale


Tubex piles

High capacity piles adjacent to operating studio sets
Contaminated site, High Lateral loads.
16x.312/22" and 16x.500/22"
175 ton pile 
-Avoidance of piledriving noise  critical
-Contaminated site and caving sands
precluded drilled shafts
-Tubex avoided spoil offhaul & noise
-300 Tubex pile replaced over 600 PC piles
(Ref: ABC7 Load Test Report) 
 DINWIDDIE CONSTRUCTION NABIH YOUSSEF & ASSOCIATES  DAMES & MOORE   DISNEY

27.
Mokelumne Aqueduct

Stockton

Fundex Piles

Fundex piles: true cast in place
vibration free displacement piles
installed adjacent to operating
aqueduct
50 ton service load
Featured in ENR February 1999 issue
-Avoidance of all vibration critical
-25' deep cofferdam/piles in peat & sand
-Competitively bid against augercast
Steel casing is extracted as pile is built
Load tested to 100 ton -1/4" deflection
MOUNTAIN CASCADE INC. CH2MHILL GEI EBMUD

28.
UAL Sludge Processing
Facility United Airlines

San Francisco International Airport

Tubex piles

Low-profile pile installation in tight access area for sludge processing facility upgrades
16x.312
50 ton service load
-Piles within Airfield Operations Area;
installed with low profile Tubex machine to remain clear of flight path
-piles installed in tight mechanical area
GORDEN PRILL GORDEN PRILL EARTH SYSTEM CONSULTANTS UNITED AIRLINES MAINTENANCE

29.
Office Max

Alameda

PLT Compaction

Dynamic Compaction
Low-frequency, heavy weight
dynamic compaction of 15 ft of
liquefiable sand at  gas station site
Utilized  Fundex PLT Machine
 
-lowest costs versus all alternatives:
compaction grouting, chemical treating excavation & backfill or stone columns
-High water table, loose sands
-Tripled N values of sand up to 18' deep
CALHOUN BROTHERS EXCAVATION CH2MHILL KLEINFELDER OFFICE MAX

30.
LRT Bent 106

San Francisco International Airport

PLT test

Pile Load Test
Testing of suspect piles using Fundex
PLT
machine. Provided a fast, reliable and economic analysis of previously driven 24" pipe pile
-Allowed engineer to confirm capacity of piles that experienced "soft" resistance
-Fast, economical test to 760 kips
-Avoided costly construction delay that a standard compression test would have caused.
SFIA PGH WONG / PARSON BRINKERHOFF PSC ASSOCIATES SFIA

31.
California Paper Company

Santa Clara

PLT test

Pile Load Test
Tested "bottom drop" pipe piles using  Fundex PLT machine.
to enable foundation contractor to
accurately bid project
-Allowed engineer to confirm capacity of piles to design for project
-Fast, economical test to 700 kips
-cost and space prohibited conventionaL tests
FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTORS INC. JACOBS ENGINEERING KANE GEOTECHNICAL CALIFORNIA PAPER

32.
Pump Station II

Sacramento

PLT test

Pile Load Test
Testing auger-cast piles using 
Fundex PLT machine.
-Allowed engineer to confirm capacity of several test piles 
-Static test also performed; test results of PLT showed excellent correlation to static test

MIZAK
CONSTRUCTION

KIEWIT PACIFIC-Gen Contractor

ULF WERNER ASSOCIATES AGS SACRAMENTO MUD

33.
Digital Think III

San Francisco 

Tubex piles

Piles inside existing warehouse and
office space for conversion to new
offices space and mezzanine for
high tech firm
100 kip (Tension & Compression)
-client partially occupied building
-clearances as low as 9'8"
-seated into very dense Colma sand
-40 ft piles
DPR CONSTRUCTION TOM CHRISTIAN SE KLEINFELDER DIGITAL THINK

34.
Chiron

Emeryville

Tubex piles

Exterior seismic support frames for exiting occupied building
seismic retrofit
Contaminated soils.
380 kip tension
-CIDH prohibited due to subsurface
contamination
-competitively bid
-friction piles; hazardous soils
were encapsulated by full length grouting
LEM CONSTRUCTION INC.
 
HKA TREADWELL & ROLLO CHIRON

 35.
Red Line MTA
Universal Terrace
Overcrossing

Studio City, CA

Tubex piles

 High capacity piles adjacent to
Universal Studios in residential area
Rock-socketed, High Lateral loads.
20x.375 and 20 x.625 structural pipe
200 ton piles/125 ton tension
 -Avoidance of piledriving noise  critical
-Replaced H-pile on a 1:2 basis
-Caltrans Alternate Pile Specification
-Tubex avoided spoil offhaul & noise
-Performance test Program and extensive lateral testing demonstrated excellent axial & lateral capacity
(Ref: MTA Universal Axial & Lateral Load Test Report)
 BRUTOCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION PARSONS - BRINKERHOFF
DMJM
JACOBS ENG. 

 CONVERSE
CONSULTANTS

Tubex Consultants:
KLEINFELDER

DAMES & MOORE

LYMOND REESE

 LOS ANGELES
METROPOLITAN
TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY (MTA)

36.
Yerba Buena Lofts

San Francisco 

Tubex piles w/PLT used

Mid-to-High capacity piles for
new multi-story condo, in noise
restricted downtown area
Verified capacity with Fundex PLT
150-180  ton piles
-Avoidance of piledriving noise critical
-high water table and caving sands
-Tubex avoided spoil offhaul & noise
-457 Tubex pile replaced over 700 PC piles
(Ref:Yerba Buena Lofts PLT Load Test Report)
PANKOW
RESIDENTIAL
BUILDERS LP
WATRY
DESIGN GROUP
KLEINFELDER YBL LLP
(TANSEV-STARWOOD)

37.
Camp Pendleton  USMC 
Automated Warehouse

Pendleton USMC Base 
Tubex Piles

70 -ton Tubex piles for
warehouse addition.
Automated robotic plant in operation
mandated no vibration pile installation

 -Avoidance of piledriving vibration
 -dense dry running sands


(Ref: Pendleton Load Test Report)

C.E. WYLIE
CONSTRUCTION
KMA
DESIGN GROUP
PSI
(PROFESSIONAL
SERVICES INC)
UNITED STATES DEPT.
OF THE NAVY
US MARINE CORPS.

38.
Bay Street Building
Complex

Emeryville

PLT test

Pile Load Test
15  PLT tests on 16" PC/PS concrete
piles. Test program completed in
2 days.
Conventional tests too costly
-Allowed engineer to confirm capacity
of all test piles saving over $550,000 in pile costs
-PLT confirmed calculated capacity
-Time sensitive lot: all testing in 2 days
SWINERTON &
WALBERG
 
  KLEINFELDER  

39.
San Jose State University
Joint Library

San Jose, CA

Tubex piles

Piles adjacent to operating research
laboratory.
Used 16x.312 with 22-inch boring tip
90 ton piles/45 ton tension
-Avoidance of piledriving vibration critical
-Replaced selected 16" PC piles  1:1 
-SJSU specified based on previous Tubex pile performance on campus
-Balance of the project used driven 16" piles
HENSEL PHELPS
CONSTRUCTION
COMPANY

FORELL / ELSESSOR
ENGINEERS/

CARRIER JOHNSON

WOODWARD
CLYDE
SJSU AND SAN JOSE
REDEVELOPMENT
COMMISSION

40.
Building 160 Retrofit
Wallenberg Hall


Stanford, CA

Tubex piles

Mid-to-High capacity piles for seismic retrofit and space conversion inside 1896 historic sandstone 5-story structure (National Register Historic Structures) -Avoidance of piledriving vibration critical
-low overhead inside existing structure
-Tubex avoided spoil offhaul & noise
-installed pile in basement from main floor level using shoring towers
-piles dual purpose: bracing and load bearing
HATHAWAY
DINWIDDIE
CONSTRUCTION
COMPANY
STRUCTURAL
ENGINEERS
INC.   (SEI)
LOWNEY & ASSOC. STANFORD
UNIVERSITY
REGENTS
 

41.
211 Jefferson Street 

San Francisco, CA


Tubex piles
 

90 ton piles in heart of Fisherman's
Wharf.   Very poor soil conditions.
Tubex piles designed to tip in
thin bearing layer to achieve capacity
Tested 10% of all piles with Fundex
PLT to confirm capacity.
90 ton piles/45 ton tension

-Avoidance of piledriving noise and
disturbance to tourism, and adjacent
building subject to vibration damage.
-Awarded Tubex after bid process and research by engineer and owner.

(Ref:211 Jefferson PLT  Load Test Report)

McCARTHY PARADIGM DAMES & MOORE VENYSTATE INC.

42.
524 Howard St. Load Test 
Test Pile Program


San Francisco, CA

Tubex piles

 

180 ton capacity test piles for proposed building on very narrow lot with adjacent vibration sensitive structures. -Avoidance of  vibration and noise critical
-very tight site with 200 piles
-Tubex avoided spoil offhaul & noise
-installed pile from basement grade
SWINERTON &
WALBERG
SKILLING WARD
MAGNUSSEN
TREADWELL &
ROLLO
HIGGENS DEVELOPMENT

43.
UC Berkeley CIP Pile
Test

Berkeley

PLT test

Pile Load Test
3  PLT tests on 16" CIDH pier
Testing completed in 1 day
Conventional tests too costly
-Allowed engineer to confirm frictional capacity of CIDH piers, substantially shortening pier and eliminated rock coring
-Time sensitive parking lot owned by others
UC CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENTS
  KLEINFELDER UC BERKELEY REGENTS

44.
Carpenters Hall

Oakland, CA

Tubex piles

40-ton to 120-ton piles on  a confined site between unreinforced masonry building, hotel and Jack London Theater -Avoidance of vibration to brick building
-Avoidance of noise for motel and theater
-up to 50 ft pile lengths in 35'x100' site
M.A. LINDQUIST FRATESSA
FORBES
WONG
SUBSURFACE
CONSULTANTS
JACK LONDON PROPERTIES CARPENTER'S LOCAL

45.
Genentech Building 6 

South San Francisco

Tubex piles

200-ton piles , rock socketed
for new structure adjacent to extreme - vibration sensitive equipment

-Avoidance of  all vibration mandated by adjacent research/genetic clean room
-comparable cost to HP-system

Ref: Genentech Test Program

McCARTHY RINNE
PETERSEN
 
BAY AREA
GEOTECHNICAL
GROUP
(BAGG)
GENENTECH

46.
Oakland International 
Loading Docks Terminal 1

Oakland, CA

Tubex piles

50 -ton piles for new jetways in active operating terminal. Piles installed adjacent to operating gates and aircraft. -minimized height of piledriver 
-satisfied safety concerns of  passengers
and aircraft immediately adjacent to work
-design build project: coordinated with jetway manufacturer
MONTEREY
MECHANICAL
PGH WONG KLEINFELDER PORT OF OAKLAND

47.
UCB Central Dining Hall 
Cast-in-Place Pile Tests

Berkeley

PLT test
 

Pile Load Test
10 PLT tests on 24" & 30" CIDH piers
to confirm design assumptions of
large planned CIDH foundation
project
-Allowed engineer to confirm frictional capacity of CIDH piers for significant foundation cost savings
-Provide static vs. PLT comparisons
-Analyzed by UCB geotechnical department
UC CAPITAL
IMPROVEMENTS
COMARTIN REIS RUTHERFORD &
CHEKENE
UC BERKELEY
 REGENTS

48.
Moffet Field Warehouse 
Test

Sunnyvale

PLT test
 

Pile Load Test
5 PLT tests on 14" PC piles to
confirm pile capacity

Conventional tests too costly

-Allowed engineer to confirm calculated capacity of driven piles STROER &
GRAFF
CORP. OF ENGINEERS HARLAN TAIT
 
MOFFET NAS
NASA/AIMES RESEARCH

49.
Jewel Box Building 4 
Bay Meadows Mixed Use

San Mateo

Tubex piles

125 - 175 ton piles for new office
in area where zoning restrictions
prohibited piledriving. Bid against
drilled shafts on comparable scope.
-Avoidance of disturbances mandated by zoning restrictions: no noise permitted
-Designed used two pile sizes and two
lengths to best optimize pile capacity vs. cost
SWINERTON
BUILDERS
NISHKIAN
MENNINGER
HARZA PW ACQUISITIONS IV LLC

50.
Oakland International 
Restroom Upgrade
Terminal 1

Oakland International

Tubex pile

50 -ton piles for restroom expansion 
in active operating terminal. 
Piles adjacent to operating gates and
aircrafts.
 
-minimized height of piledriver 
-satisfied safety concerns of  passengers and aircraft immediately adjacent to work
WEST COAST
CONTRACTORS
PGH WONG KLEINFELDER PORT OF OAKLAND

 51.
Lakeshore Park 
Concession Stand

San Mateo

Tubex piles

 50 -ton piles for new CMU building
adjacent to bay in neighborhood
park.
40' bay mud at site

 -cost saving measure over CIDH: Tubex
as a design-build substitution for CIDH piles in bay mud.
-neighborhood area permitted no noise

 

 COASTSIDE ASSOCIATES FORELL ELSESSOR   KLEINFELDER CITY OF SAN MATEO 

52.
Equilon Refinery 
CRU-2  Unit

Wilmington

Tubex piles

150 ton piles  for new unit in tight
access around active and operating
refinery

Fundex PLT used to confirm pile capacity.
 

required; no swinging loads (safety)
-contaminated site: Tubex piles avoided spoil handling
-no vibration, high degree of control
CHERNE 
CONTRACTING
CORPORATION
FLUOR DANIEL
 
URS DAMES & MOORE EQUILON (SHELL / TEXACO)

53.
One Federal Street 


San Francisco

Tubex piles
 

100 ton low overhead seismic upgrade
and conversation of  warehouse as part of a large mixed-use development
Originally specified micropiles.
Tubex piles more cost effective.
-Low-overhead conditions, with noise restrictions
inside concrete frame and masonry building
Tubex piles were rock socketed in
deeply striking bedrock contour.
Tubex achieved 40% higher capacity than micropiles
BOVIS
LEND LEASE
CORPORATION
INGRAM
DeJESSEE
ENGINEERS
TREADWELL &
ROLLO
 
LENNOR BRANNON LLC

54.
Kohl's Department Store 


Seal Beach

Tubex piles

150 ton piles  for new department store originally designed for driven precast piles. Selected for preferred foundation at a lower overall cost
Tubex piles more cost effective.
-Site contaminated with PCE; Tubex grouted PCE insitu, with no drill spoil
-Tubex piles replaced precast piles 1:3, saving 2 weeks and at lower cost
 - Load Tested to 750 kips with Fundex PLT
OPUS WEST CONSTRUCTION AMROSSE
ENGINEERING
KKE Architects
MT GEO
ENGINEERS, INC.
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT
STORES, INC

55.
Rincon Park 


San Francisco

Tubex piles

90 ton piles for large statue monument on the Embarcadero of San Francisco.
Piles 125' long through deep bay mud, tipped in bedrock. Tubex pile Substituted for pipe piles for same cost, without nuisance noise
-Piledriving allowed only off shift and partial shift.
Tubex piles installed normal shift working hours
-Safer operation with the ability to hydraulically hold long piles adjacent to Embarcadero traffic and bay walk pedestrian.
WEBCOR BUILDERS KREYSLER &
ASSOCIATES INC.
TREADWELL &
ROLLO
GAP &
PRIVATE BENEFACTOR

56.
Annacosta River-Benning 
Road Bridge

Washington D.C.

Tubex piles

150 piles in moderate low overhead, used in lieu of designed drilled beam pile 70 ton piles tipped in marl.
Tubex used for better pile at lower cost.
 
-Washington metro immediately adjacent; no vibration permitted
-Tested per FHWA & AASHTO requirements

Load Test to 250 ton
CORMAN CONSTRUCTION DC DOT DC DOT DC DOT

  PROJECT/
LOCATION

PILE
APPLICATION/
STRUCTURE
BENEFIT / ADVANTAGE CONTRACTOR
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEER
OWNER

57.

Illinois Street 


San Francisco

Tubex piles

50 ton piles for a SF MUNI power substation built on tight lot adjacent to power lines.
Pile length 35' designed to replace driven piles for schedule savings.
-Piledriving was delayed for relocation of power lines
and utility could not schedule power shut down
MITCHELL
ENGINEERING
SF BUREAU OF
ENGINEERING
AGS S.F. MUNICIPAL TRANSIT
CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO

58.
Clear Channel

 

Milipitas, CA

 

Tubex piles

20" diameter piles for a sign structure located between a marsh and railroad commuter line. Railroad did not permit driven pile or drilled piers adjacent to tracks, and marsh was environmentally sensitive. Tubex selected as best option to mitigate impact to
marsh and satisfy railroad construction requirements.
WAGNER ENGINEERING TOM CHRISTIAN SE JENSEN- VAN LIENDEN CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS

59.
Skywalker Ranch 


Nacasio CA

Tubex piles

16" Rock socketed Tubex piles near in
active studio complex. No noise permitted.
Tubex selected as best option to avoid noise, truck traffic of spoil and to achieve rock socket in varying
rock contours.
DPR CONSTRUCTION KPFF KLEINFELDER LUCASFILMS

60.
Bernal Road

 

Pleasanton CA

Tubex piles

16 x .500 low overhead Tubex piles for
abutment stabilization adjacent to creek
Extremely poor access and 11' overhead. Design for 45 kip lateral load to stabilize toe of existing
abutment
RM HARRIS   BERLOGAR CITY OF PLEASANTON

61.
Guadalupe River 


San Jose

Tubex piles

16" Tubex piles under 15 ft headroom
for new retaining wall. Piles driven as shear piles in lieu of drilled piers
Project redesigned when artesian conditions prevented drilled shafts in area. All work within environmentally sensitive river channel. RGW CONSTRUCTION ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS URS DAMES & MOORE US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

62.
Gilead Life Sciences 


Foster City

Tubex piles 

16 x 22" Tubex piles under 16 ft headroom for building renovation. Piles up to 120 ft long with 25 kip lateral loads; fixed head piles Project designed for Tubex after design team considered all options on project. API assisted with design of overall foundation system. RUDOLPH & SLETTON PARADIGM ENGINEERS TREADWELL & ROLLO GILEAD

63.
Glorietta Bay 


Coronado

Fundex Piles

16" Fundex piles for new community
center and city hall.  Designed for 70 ton service load, imbedded in hardpan bearing strata
Project bid as driven precast and Fundex as alternate.  Owner chose Fundex for avoidance of piledriving noise and on cost basis.
High water table and running sands precluded drilled shafts. 414 piles installed on average 18/shift
PCL CONSTRUCTION JOHN MARTIN & ASSOCIATES KLEINFELDER CITY OF CORONADO

64.
80 Natoma

San Francisco

Tubex piles

16 x 22" Tubex piles for new 50 story high-rise.
Over 560 pile designed for 200 ton capacity
Full test program preceded construction.
Piles were followed down from grade.
Project designed for Tubex after project  team
considered all factors on project. Downtown
politically sensitive site. Worked with design team
to optimize Tubex pile capacity and design.
Natoma Load Test Program
WEBCOR BUILDERS MAGNUSSEN
KLEMENCIC
ASSOCIATES
TREADWELL & ROLLO MYERS DEVELOPMENT

65.
PG&E San Mateo
Substation

San Mateo

Tubex piles 

16 x 22" Tubex piles used in lieu of 70 ton PC
piles for substation expansion.
PG&E substituted Tubex piles for precast piles to satisfy community groups who complained about
piledriving noise.
PG&E PG&E ENGINEERING FUGRO WEST PG&E

66.
Dolores Yard Expansion 


Carson, CA

Tubex piles 

16 x 22" Tubex piles and low-overhead
Tubex for a crash wall between columns of the Carson Street overhead structure
Tubex piles designed for high lateral loads and installed in low overhead condition.
Also satisfied UPRR safety program for handling and driving piles adjacent to active tracks.
SULLY-MILLER
CONTRACTING
CORP.
UNION PACIFIC
RAILROAD
OFFICE OF
ENGINEERING
KLEINFELDER UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

67.
Glorietta Bay Phase II 


Coronado

Fundex Piles

16" Fundex piles on beach for new community center's Olympic pool and pool building.
Piles predrilled and imbedded 21 ft into cemented sand bearing stratum.
Owner sole-sourced Fundex after successful performance of initial phase.
Piledriving not permitted by noise restriction, and high water table and running sands precluded
drilled shafts.
PCL CONSTRUCTION JOHN MARTIN & ASSOCIATES KLEINFELDER CITY OF CORONADO

68.
17 Egret 
 

Mill Valley

Tubex piles 

20 x 26" Tubex piles installed to depths of 120 ft
were used to relevel and stabilize the new permanent foundation of a residence fronting the bay.
Original precast piles started settling, causing differential settlement. 10 Tubex piles used to
stabilize and replace 20 precast piles. Owner remained in house, which is located in a upscale
fully developed neighborhood.
ENGINEERED
SOIL REPAIRS INC
(ESR)
STRUCTURAL
SOLUTIONS, INC.
CAL ENGINEERING &
GEOLOGY
(private owner)

69.
Marina Foods 


San Mateo

Fundex Piles

16" Fundex piles designed for 130 kip capacity for grocery store expansion.
Piles installed through bay mud to 43 ft depth bearing stratum. 
Project originally planned as precast pile job; redesigned to Fundex to avoid noise and vibration issues with neighborhood community. PINEWAVE
CONSTRUCTION
DOMINIC CHU
CONSULTING SE
KLEINFELDER MARINA FOODS

70.
Seton Medical 


Daly City

Tubex piles

18 x 26" Tubex piles installed adjacent to fully operational hospital for a new linear accelerator building. OSHPD approved Tubex design used
to eliminate pile noise and vibration for the addition of linear accelerator addition
CITY BUILDERS
INC.
MIDDLEBROOK
& LOUIE
KLEINFELDER

SETON MEDICAL
CENTER

OSHPD JURISDICTIONAL
REVIEW

71.
Kaiser Hospital 
Support Wing

Modesto

Tubex piles

20/26 Tubex piles for hospital support wing building. Pile installed in predrilled holes immediately adjacent to 18 ft high shoring
wall for new hospital tower. Dual use foundation piles and secant wall during construction.
The HSW building used GeoPiers throughout, but one wall of building was adjacent to deep excavation. Tubex selected so as not to damage
18 ft shoring wall, and provide deep foundation for end wall of building.
Harbison
Mahoney
Higgins
ARUP COLSOLIDATED ENGINEERS, INC. KAISER

72.

220 Mission St

San Francisco

Fundex piles

16" Fundex piles designed for 120 kips adjacent to BART tunnel. Piledriving not allowed close to BART tunnel due to vibration concerns. 14" PC piles driven elsewhere onsite, provide good depth-capacity  correlations
EICON SANTOS & URIBA HAROLD LEWIS HAROLD H. HGO

73.
Jackson House 


San Francisco

Tubex piles

Downtown San Francisco confined building site. Project originally designed for H-pile driven 20 ft into bedrock. Tubex piles more
cost effective.
Project team redesigned to Tubex pile after cost evaluation. Tubex provided capacity at shorter length than H-pile, and was overall less costly. Also avoided damage to adjacent  masonry buildings. PLANT CONSTRUCTION NISHKIAN MENNINGER TREADWELL & ROLLO

MEANY SULLIVAN LLP

BERGER DETMER ENNIS
(ARCHITECT)

74.
Kohl's 


Milpitas, CA

Tubex piles

Shopping mall store expansion. Project bid designed for driven precast piles. Tubex piles
cost effective alternate to eliminate piledriving noise.
Project team redesigned to Tubex pile after cost evaluation. Tubex provided 1:2 substitution for precast in several locations.
Avoided noise and vibration nuisance to mall.
REEVE-KNIGHT
CONSTRUCTION
TMAD TAYLOR &
GAINES
ATC ASSOCIATES PERKOWITZ+RUTH (ARCH.)
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT
STORES, INC

75.
Home Depot

Daly City
Tubex piles

New store in existing shopping mall.
The piles within 50 ft of exiting mall were Tubex piles; the balance of the project 16" precast. Piles designed for 300 to 390 kip
allowable capacity.
Neighborhood concern about noise and vibration.
Project team arrived at best cost scenario by combining Tubex and larger precast piles.
Proximity to working mall was a concern with piledriving.
WEBCOR BUILDERS NISHKIAN
MENNINGER
TWINING HOME DEPOT, INC.
76.
Northstar

Truckee, CA
Tubex piles

Piles for expansion and retrofit of base station of gondola. Low overhead Tubex piles cost effective alternate to specified H-piles.  Tubex proposed as alternate to H-piles, and selected by contractor a s best approach. Low overhead piles
driven to refusal into granite shiest bedrock.
GE JOHNSON
CONSTRUCTION
REED JONES 
CHRISTOFFERSON
ATS EAST WEST RESORT
DEVELOPMENT LLC 
77.
Cal State University
Long Beach (CSULB)
Parking Structure

Long Beach
 
Fundex Piles

16" Fundex piles on beach for new parking structure. Piles installed through 50 ft of loose silty sand, with high water table into dense sand bearing strata Competitively bid against drilled shaft design; awarded based on cost, performance and avoidance of spoil.
Piledriving not permitted by noise restriction. Site featured high water table and running sands.
PDA Tested confirmed 550 to 850 kips capacity
BOMEL
CONSTRUCTION
WATRY DESIGN
GROUP
KLEINFELDER
CALIFORNIA STATE
UNIVERSITY

DSA REVIEW

78.
Life Science Building 
Mission Bay Block 41

San Francisco

Tubex piles

Noise-free pile Tubex system required for new building adjacent to operating laboratory and education building. Project redesigned to use higher pile capacity to reduce number of pile. Very irregular bearing contour,
with deep bay mud over striking bedrock or intermittantly occurring sand bearing layer
TURNER CONSTRUCTION MIDDLEBROOK & LOUIE TREADWELL & ROLLO Alexandria LLP

79.
Artists in Residence 


Venice Beach, CA

Tubex piles

New studio in Venice Beach. Noise prohibited by neighbors, and adjacent buildings susceptable to vibration damage. Tubex piles approved
by Los Angeles Grading Division/ Building & Safety for use
Project originally designed as drilled shafts: running
sand and high water, adjacent to beachfront, made drilled problematic. Project redesigned for Tubex piles.
Tubex more cost effective than CIDH.
MATT CONSTRUCTION   URS DAMES & MOORE ROBERT GRAHAM
STUDIOS

80.
PG&E San Mateo  65


San Mateo

Tubex piles 

16 x 22" Tubex piles used in lieu of 70 ton PC piles for substation expansion.
Substation Upgrade
PG&E substituted Tubex piles for precast piles to satisfy nieghborhood groups concerned about piledriving noise.  Piles installed inside power matrix;
hydraulically-held piles prevented drop accidents
PG&E PG&E ENGINEERING FUGRO WEST PG&E

81.
Hastings School of Law 


San Francisco

Tubex piles

20 X .500 piles inside McAllister Bldg for new shear wall for seismic upgrades. Tubex piles installed with 10'6" overhead clearances. Project designed for Tubex due to lateral capacity of soil displacement pile, minimization of drill spoil,
and ability to access difficult locations.
BILTWELL
DEVELOPMENT
DEGENKOLB
ENGINEERING
TREADWELL &
ROLLO
UC REGENTS

82.

Shell FCCU

Wilmington, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 tubex piles for FCCU upgrade
Project designed for Tubex due to access, proximity to operating plant, and hazardous wastes in the ground
MATRIX CONSTRUCTION Jacobs Engr. Group URS SHELL OIL PRODUCTS

83.
SF PUC Shotwell & 18th

San Francisco, CA
Tubex piles

16 X 22 tubex piles for sewer trunk upgrade Project designed for micro piles but when the contractor was unable to install a test pile on the jobsite the contractor switched to Tubex.  High groundwater, running sand, and overhead clearance obstructions. NTK Construction City of San Francisco ARUP City of San Francisco

84.
P G & E Alviso Pond


Alviso, CA

Tubex piles

16 X 22 tubex piles for transmission towers Project designed for Tubex due to soft ground requiring low ground pressure and low overhead under existing high transmission lines PAR Electric PG&E KLEINFELDER & ASSOCIATES PG&E

85.
800 & 900 Chesapeake


Redwood City, CA
Tubex piles

16 X 22 tubex piles for new breezway between buildings Used tubex piles because of tight access and proximity to existing buildings. Hathaway Dinwiddie      

86.
Washington Square Tower

Venice, CA
Tubex piles

16 X 22 tubex piles for seismic retrofit Used tubex piles because of low (10'6") overhead clearance in basement of some of the piles, need
for high lateral capacity, and ability to install piles in dense sand.
PCL CONSTRUCTION JOHN MARTIN & ASSOCIATES LEIGHTON & ASSOCIATES LNR LennarWash Sq LLC

87.
Contra Costa DA's Office


Martinez, CA

Tubex piles

16 X 22 tubex piles for new building Used tubex piles to avoid noise and disturbance to people in nearby adjacent buildings.
LATHROP CONSTRUCTION   URS Contra Costa County

88.
Ravenswood Substation


Palo Alto, CA
PLT Testing

PLT testing of driven piles PLT testing  of driven piles because of low blowcounts during initial drive and retaps.
    KLEINFELDER & ASSOCIATES PG & E

89.
Modesto sand silo


Modesto, CA
Tubex piles

16 X 22 Tubex piles for new silo Used tubex piles because of limited access and need to not disrupt plant operations with noise and vibrations of piledriving. Because of greater capacity of Tubex piles we were able to cut the number of piles in half. Gallo Glass Gallo Glass Condor Earth
Technologies, Inc.
Gallo Glass

90.
555 Mission


San Francisco, CA
Fundex piles

16" Fundex piles adjacent to existing building Used fundex piles adjacent to existing building to avoid damage to building and disruption to people. Turner Construction   Treadwell & Rollo  

91.
650 Townsend


San Francisco, Ca
Tubex piles

12.75 X 18 Tubex piles for new elevator
Elevator added to existing occupied building Installed piles in basement Plant Construction   Treadwell & Rollo  

92.
Jeffrey Rd Grade separation


Irvine, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 Tubex piles for bridges and retaining walls Grade separation is adjacent to a residential neighborhood so the city did not want to use driven piles. Tubex piles were less expensive than drilled piles. SEMA Construction Cho Design Group Tetra Tech, Inc.
City of Irvine

93.
Exxon Mobil FCCU ESP Major
Torrence Refinery

Torrence, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 Tubex piles for new bag house Refinery upgrade in a very congested site where noise and vibration needed to be avoided. There was also a
huge lateral load on the piles due to the height of the structure.
TIC The Industrial Co Jacobs Ass. URS Exxon Mobil

94.
Boeing Line 3 Horizontal Wing


Renton, Wash.
Tubex piles

20X26 Tubex piles for new wing assembly line new production line constructed in an existing plant.
The piles were installed inside the building while the plant continued to operate. There could not be noise or
 vibration and the piles had to be installed in low overhead
Skanska USA Building Ben C Gerwick Shannon & Wilson Boeing

95.
Humboldt Bay Power Plant


Humboldt County, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 Tubex piles in electrical substation adding new structures near existing overhead wires and sensative switchgear, limited access inside the existing substation
PG & E PG & E KLEINFELDER PG & E

96.
CSU Student Housing

Chico State
Tubex piles

12.75 Tubex piles for housing and dining hall New construction in the middle of the University campus
Could not drive piles because of noise issues
Sundt Construction Wallace & Kuhl Wallace & Kuhl CSU

97.
Clear Channel sign Foundation

South San Francisco, CA
Tubex piles

30X36 Tubex piles for sign fouldation
Advantage over specified CIDH piles-required casing in
the Bay Mud
Wagner Construction     Clear Channel

98.
Meadow Creek Br Replacement

Grover Beach, CA
Tubex piles

12.75 Tubex piles for bridge replacement
Replaced Pier Tec helical piles as more economical pile MGE Underground     City of Grover Beach

99.
Fulton-Ignacio Towers


Novato, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 & 12X18 Tubex transmission tower replacement piles Replacing piles in existing high voltage transmission towers.  Low overhead issues, limited access around the existing tower legs, and low groung pressure equipment
required because of Bay Mud very near the surface.
PG & E PG & E KLEINFELDER PG & E

100.
Sausalito Public Safety Bldg.

Sausalito, CA
Tubex Piles

16X22 Tubex piles for public safety building New buildnig built in a congested area so the owner did not want noise and vibration from piledriving Alten Construction   Consolidated Engineers City of Sausalito

101.
500/600 Sahinaw Service Annex


Redwood City, CA
Tubex Piles

16X22 Tubex piles for annex/breezway Enclosed walkway between two existing buildings.  Piles were very close to the existing buildings so owner did
not want noise and vibration from piledriving
Hathaway-Dinwiddie DES Engineers   HCP LS LLC

102.
Bay Trail Pedestrian Bridge


South San Francisco, CA
Tubex Piles

12.75 Tubex piles for pedestrian bridge
New bridge on the bay fringe near Genintech Lab so no noise and vibration allowed.  Also the piles were penetrating an abandoned garbage dump Interstate Grading &
Paving, Inc.
URS AMEC-Geomatrics SSF Scavengers

103.
Boeing Codes Lab


Huntington Beach, CA
Tubex Piles

12.75 Tubex piles for pedestrian bridge Prep contract for new lab building.  Used Tubex piles because of contaminated soil and low overhead
location
Boeing Co.   Global Geo-Eng., Inc. Boeing Co.

104.
Learning Resourse Center
Feather River comm. College

Quincy, CA
Tubex Piles

12.75 Tubex piles for pedestrian bridge New building on campus being built during school year so they did not want piledriving noise Ransy Hill Const. Inc. Wallace & Kuhl Wallace & Kuhl California State College

105.
Britania Modular Labs IV


South San Francisco, CA
Tubex Piles

16X22 Tubex piles for retrofit mezzanine Mezzanine being built inside an existing building with 30'
overhead clearance
Hathaway-Dinwiddie DEC Arch/Engrs Geosyntec Cons. Bayside Acquitions, LLC

  PROJECT/
LOCATION

PILE
APPLICATION/
STRUCTURE
BENEFIT / ADVANTAGE CONTRACTOR
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEER
OWNER

106.
Security Lighting at Pier 80


San Francisco, CA
Tubex piles

16X22 Tubex for light stands
Designed as torque down but we were low bidder with
Tubex piles.
Bay Area Lightworks
Port of SF
  Port of SF

107.
PG & E Substation Control
Room & Breaker Repl.

Arcata, CA
TGI piles

16X22 TGI piles for substation additions
Used TGI piles because of access, vibration, and overhead
issues in substation.
DC Construction
PG & E
Kleinfelder
PG & E
 

108.
Richmond BART




Richmond, CA
EDTTEX piles

12.75 EDTTEX piles for parking garage
New parking garage in heavily commercial and residential
neighborhood. Total of 720 piles
Static and RLT testing performed to verify capacity
C Overaa & Co.
Kimley Horn & associates
Kleinfelder
BART

109.
Jersey Island Towers

Oakley, CA
16X22 TGI piles

16X22 TGI piles
PG & E transmission towers
Used TGI piles because of access, vibration, and overhead
issues in substation.
PG & E
in house
Kleinfelder
PG & E

110.
Tower 7/49

 


Nework,Ca
12X18 TGI piles

12X18 TGI piles
PG & E transmission tower
Used TGI piles because of access, vibration, and overhead
issues in substation.
PG & E
in house
Kleinfelder PG & E

111.
Peralta CCD Police Services


Oakland, CA
12.75 EDTTEX piles

12.75 EDTTEX piles
Oakland Police Building addition
Three pile addition adjacent to existing bldg.
JUV Inc.
     

112.
Mendota Substation


Mendota, CA
12X18 TGI piles

12X18 TGI piles
Additions to existing substation
Used TGI piles because of access, vibration, and overhead
issues in substation.
Kroeker
in house
Kleinfelder
PG & E

113.
Clear Channel sign

 

 






Oakland, CA
20X26 TGI piles

20X26 TGI piles
Sign foundation adjacent to the EBMud treatment plant
in Oakland. Restricted access and the treatment
plant did not want driven piles near their operating equipment
Brownco Construction
Thomas P. Christian
Jensen-Van Liednden
Associates, Inc.
Clear Channel
 

114.
Mendota substation

Mendota ,CA
12X18 TGI piles

12X18 TGI piles
Additions to existing substation
Used TGI piles because of access, vibration, and overhead
issues in substation.
PG & E
in house
Kleinfelder
PG & E