Settlements Beneath Preload Test Fill

by Thomas J. Kaderabek, (A.M.ASCE),
Richard T. Reynolds, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 6, Pg. 781-786

Document Type: Journal Paper


The construction of a regional sewage treatment facility in Dade County, Florida involved preloading a site underlain with loose sands and soft limestones. The treatment facility is situated on an 80-acre site near Miami, FL. The soils at this site along with the settlements anticipated and produced by the preloads are examined in this note.

Subject Headings: Soil treatment | Soil settlement | Construction sites | Preloading | Fills | Soft soils | Sewage | Limestone | Florida | United States | Miami

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