Compression Load Tests on Concrete Piles in Alluvium

by Thomas M. Gurtowski, Shannon & Wilson Inc, Seattle, WA, USA,
Ming-Jiun Wu, Shannon & Wilson Inc, Seattle, WA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations

Abstract: A series of tests was accomplished during the design phase for the West Seattle Freeway Bridge Replacement project. The results of instrumented compression load tests in alluvial deposits are presented and discussed.

Subject Headings: Load tests | Concrete piles | Pile tests | Compression tests | Alluvium | Load factors | Material tests | Bridge tests | Soil compression | Concrete bridges | Load bearing capacity | Washington | North America | United States | Seattle

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