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: Bridge tests | Material tests | Bridge design | Soil-pile interaction | Soil-structure interaction | Concrete piles | Soil structures | Load bearing capacity | Seattle | Washington | United States

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