Problems and Potential Solutions


PROBLEMS & POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

ADJACENT STRUCTURES
UNDERPINNING SHORING

BALANCED ECCENTRIC BASES
SECANT PILES

NOISE
SOUND INSULATION
WORK OUTSIDE NORMAL HOURS

VIBRATION
WORK OUTSIDE NORMAL HOURS

SAFETY
SITE PROTECTION PROCEDURES
PPE
INSURANCES

LIMITED ACCESS/STORAGE
IN-SITE CONSTRUCTION

FAST TRACK CONSTRUCTION
PRECAST CONSTRUCTION
STEEL WORK

DEMOUNT-ABLE CONSTRUCTION
PRECAST CONSTRUCTION
STEEL WORK

LARGE CANTILEVERS
TIEBACKS

BASEMENTS/STRUCTURES IN HIGH WATER TABLE
CHECK FOR FLOTATION
DESIGN FOR UPLIFT
CONCRETE PROTECTION
WATER TIGHTNESS
DEWATERING
WELL-POINTS

FOUNDATIONS ON DIFFERENT STRATA
ALLOW FOR DIFFERENTIAL SETTLEMENT
PROVIDE MOVEMENT JOINTS

CONTAMINATED GROUND
EXCAVATION
BLENDING
ISOLATION
PHYSICAL TREATMENT
POOR GROUND
VIBRO-COMPACTION
REPLACE WITH WELL-COMPACTED GOOD SOIL
PILING

ADJACENT/EXISTING FACADE
KEEP COLUMNS AWAY BY PROVIDING CANTILEVERS

RIVER/CULVERT/TUNNEL BELOW BUILDING
ARRANGE COLUMN LAYOUT TO SUIT
PROVIDE TRANSFER STRUCTURE


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