Dredged Slurry Stabilization for Seagirt Marine Terminal

by W. Morin, STV/Lyon Associates Inc, McLean, VA, USA,
T. Shafer, STV/Lyon Associates Inc, McLean, VA, USA,
K. Gangopadhyay, STV/Lyon Associates Inc, McLean, VA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sedimentation Consolidation Models—Predictions and Validation

Abstract: The Seagirt Marine Terminal is constructed on reclaimed land on dredged spoil from the I-95 Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland. Three stabilization procedures considered applicable are prefabricated wick drains; lime columns; and compaction grouting. Wick drains were selected to stabilize the slurry and underlying subsoil. A test fill program was designed to check the effectiveness of two types of wicks, the amount of settlement and settlement time.

Subject Headings: Soil settlement | Slurries | Dredging | Marine terminals | Foundation settlement | Dredged materials | Compaction grouting | Foundation design | Model tests | Case studies | Drainage | North America | Maryland | United States | Baltimore

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article

 

Return to search