Foundation Drilling: Micropile Foundation Design Minimizes Environmental Impact for Southern California Edison Project
Foundation Drilling: Micropile Foundation Design Minimizes Environmental Impact for Southern California Edison Project
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Foundation Drilling: Micropile Foundation Design Minimizes Environmental Impact for Southern California Edison Project
09/01/2012 1 minute read

For construction within the Angeles National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service requires minimal disturbance of the land. An unconventional design and construction solution helped Southern California Edison (SCE) gain approval from the U.S. Forest Service. Micropile foundations, a high-capacity version of foundation solutions sometimes known as pin piles or mini piles because of their small diameter, provided cost and schedule advantages over other designs due to restrictions imposed by working within the forest.

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