Richmond Emergency Culvert Repair

Owner: Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Partner: S.D. Ireland Type: Richmond, Vermont Location: Merrimack, New Hampshire Project Description: HB Fleming installed a 240-foot sheet pile wall to support a 60-foot-deep excavation, next to fast-moving traffic on I-89. The sheet pile wall was designed to accommodate a future phase, in which the other side of I-89…

Phase III West Lynn Sewer Separation

Owner: Lynn Water and Sewer Commission Partner: Methuen Construction Location: Lynn, Massachusetts Project Description: HB Fleming constructed five cofferdams to allow construction of a new pump station along with launching/receiving pits for a micro-tunneling operation. We drove 150 piles to support the new pump station. Challenge: The project required excavating 40 feet deep in soft…

Perrigo Test Pile Program

Owner: PBM Nutritionals LLC Partner: PC Construction Location: Georgia, Vermont Project Description: HB Fleming drove 12 test piles at four different locations using high-strain dynamic testing. We also designed and performed a static load test with a maximum test load of 1,050,000 lbs. Challenge: We were asked to evaluate potential foundations for a proposed manufacturing…

Novo Nordisk

Owner: Novo Nordisk Partner: Turner Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire Project Description: HB Fleming installed 14 helical piles with a 40-ton design capacity to support a 23 x 9’ footing on soft soil. Challenge: When excavating for footings, an area of soft soil was uncovered near an old excavation support structure, which could not support the…

Augusta River Crossing

Owner: Greater Augusta Utility District Partner: D&C Construction Location: Augusta, Maine Project Overview: HB Fleming installed two pipes, totaling 900 feet, across the Kennebec River and built a 180 foot-long trestle to launch two barges. Challenge: A 125-foot navigable channel needed to be maintained in the river at all times. Excavated material could not leave the…

ALDI

Owner: ALDI Grocery Stores Partner: Fortunato Construction Location: Westfield, Massachusetts Project Description: HB Fleming installed 316 helical piles to support uplift loading at a new ALDI grocery store. Challenge: A layer of dense fill at the surface made installation to the required depth difficult. Solution: To get beyond the dense fill, the team pre-drilled the…