It’s Gonna Be A Gilbert

Gilbert Building

I was shooting video of the Posillico team installing STELCOR for the new Gilbert Building in the shadows of the Metropolitan Hospital in NYC. This site happens to be right next to Draper Hall which is also standing on STELCOR. Oh, and just up the street, a hard hats throw away, is the Second Ave … [Read more...]

943 Helical Pipe Piles For An Active Fuel Dispensary With Sinkhole Activity.

Helical Pile Installation at Fuel Dispensary Site

OVERVIEW: Lincoln Energy Solutions is increasing their fuel capacity at their fuel dispensary in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Biodiesel is one of the most common fuels they provide and when the project is complete, their capacity will increase from 500,000 gallons per week to 1.5 million gallons per … [Read more...]

NYC – 12.75″ Helical Pipe Piles for the former Leaning Tower of SOHO – Part 2

Preparing a Helical Pile at 74 Grand Street

OVERVIEW: If you didn't see the previous case study we published about this project, The Leaning Tower of SOHO, then allow us to bring you up to speed.  It may not have been as old or iconic as that other leaning tower over in Italy, but the 118-year-old co-op building that once stood at 74 Grand … [Read more...]

Bald Eagles Are Loving the Helical Pile

baldeagle

OVERVIEW: A new 315-unit apartment and condo development is being built in Rochester, NY on a 26-acre parcel which borders county park land and the Irondequoit Bay. Aside from a bald eagle's nest, the site remained vacant and undeveloped for decades and was primarily used as a fill site for much of … [Read more...]

5 And 7 Story Buildings For NYC HPD Will Stand On STELCOR Drilled-In Displacement Micropiles In the Bronx

brook ave apartments architect rendering

    OVERVIEW:  Two 5 and 7 story buildings are being built in by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) in the Bronx. Together they will contain 66 affordable housing units. CHALLENGE:  Originally, 1.75” Helical Pulldown Micropiles were spec’d for … [Read more...]