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


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: Compression tests | Load tests | Pile tests | Concrete piles | Bridge tests | Load factors | Concrete bridges | Alluvium | Seattle | Washington | United States

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