House Extension on Helical Piles in Littleton, Colorado, USA
Location: Littleton CO, USA
Obstacles: Difficult to access in back yard of subdivision. Very little space between houses, and no access on the back side of the lot.
Type of Soil: Unknown, used torque correlation to validate pile capacity.
Advantages: Very little impact on site. No fences removed for heavy equipment. No mounds of dirt from excavation and no dirt to remove. Fast, simple, and cost effective.
Materials use: P3-10 with custom fabricated saddle bracket (8”x 4.2” x.5” plate w/ 8”x 8”x .375” walls)
Equipment used: R2D
Pile Capacity: 12k/pile
Depth: 10 ft
Structure details: Piles designed to connect directly to double LVL beam with multiple bolts for enhanced lateral support for the elevated addition.