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Valencia Water Control District, Soil Stabilization

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Featured Projects, Soil Stabilization by John Topa

Valencia Water Control District, Orlando, FLOrlando, FLCLIENT: Stormwater Infrastructure Engineer MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Soil Stabilization SERVICES: Permeation Grout Improve soil strength and dam stabilityProject PDFProjectThis case study details Helicon’s successful application of permeation grouting to address soil erosion concerns at a water dam project for the Valencia Water District in Orlando, Florida.ChallengeThe Valencia Water District identified a critical issue with …

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Why Helical Piers Outperform Timber Piles for Builders

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Building a solid foundation is the first critical step for any construction project. It sets the stage for the durability and integrity of the entire structure. For decades, timber pile pier and beam systems have been a common choice for builders, especially in areas where traditional foundations are not workable. However, the rise of the helical pier & beam system …

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Why Is Soil Stabilization So Important in Foundation Repair?

In Commercial Blog Posts, Permeation Grout, Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts, Soil Stabilization by John TopaLeave a Comment

Have you ever noticed a slight tilt in your driveway, or perhaps a crack along your concrete patio or sidewalk? Soil stabilization can solve these issues. These may not be random occurrences, but signs of a deeper issue: a compromised soil foundation. Soil stability is the unsung hero of construction, a critical aspect that ensures the safety and longevity of …

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Reinforcing Seawalls with Enduring Seawall Caps

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The beauty of waterfront properties is unparalleled, but maintaining their integrity is just as crucial as admiring the view. Have you ever wondered how these properties withstand the constant barrage of waves and tides? The answer lies in the often-overlooked yet essential component: seawall caps. These sturdy structures act as a shield, protecting your valuable property from the relentless forces …

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Residential Pool Deck Stabilization, Tampa, FL

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Poly Foam Grout by John Topa

Residential Pool , Tampa, FLTampa, FLCLIENT: Homeowner MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Helical Piers,  Chemical Grout  Secure and stabilize pool deck of existing residential pool.Project PDFProjectA residential pool deck was experiencing settlement and needed to be stabilized.Challenge• Loose soils underneath pool deck structure.Solution25 injection points to install a chemical polyurethane expanding foam grout around the pool deck. 9 Helical …

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Trammell Crow, Tampa, FL, Ground Improvement

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

Trammell Crow Residential, Tampa, FLTampa, FLCLIENT: Trammel Crow Residential MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout  Increase Load Bearing Capacity of Loose Soils for 300 Unit Apartment ComplexProject PDFProjectThe 13.5 Acre project site at Trammell Crow Uptown Development where the former Grand Prix Tampa on N Nebraska Ave, Tampa was located.Challenge• The entire project area of the former go-kart …

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TIA Logistics Center, Tampa, FL, Ground Improvement

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

TIA Logistics Center, Tampa, FLTampa, FLCLIENT: TIA Logistics Center MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout  Increase Load Bearing Capacity of Loose SoilsProject PDFProjectThe TIA Logistics Center Warehouse was in need of ground improvement due to loose and sandy soils. Challenge• The entire project area needed to have load bearing capacity to support heavy equipment.SolutionCompaction grout pumped into 56 injection …

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Waste Management, Tampa, FL, Soil Stabilization

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Waste Management, Tampa, FLTampa, FLCLIENT: Waste Management MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Soil Stabilization SERVICES: Chemical Grout  Stabilize Soil in Parking Lot for Heavy TrucksMultiple voids filled throughout the areaGarbage Trucks now reside on stable groundProject PDFProjectThe Waste Management parking lot where heavy machinery and massive garbage trucks park had numerous voids beneath the surface that couldn’t support the weight of the …

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Pasco Hernando State College Project

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement by John Topa

Pasco Hernando State College ProjectNew Port Richey, FLCLIENT: Pasco Hernando St College ENGINEER: Universal Engineering MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout  Pre-Construction Soil StabilizationOver 140 Grout Injection PointsProject PDFProjectThe project is a pre-construction soil stabilization project for a Pasco Hernando State College building. The purpose of the groutingoperation was to fill any voids that may be present near …

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Little Road, Trinity, FL Sinkhole

In Commercial Blog Posts, Commercial Projects, Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Sinkhole by John Topa

Little Road, Trinity, FL Sinkhole Trinity, FLCLIENT: Spring Haven Condo Assn. ENGINEER: Basic Engineering MARKET: Commercial SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout,                         Chemical Grout  Sinkhole repair of subsidence on roadOver 578 cubic yards compaction grout utilizedOver 6,532 lbs. chemical grout utilizedProject PDFProjectThe project is a sinkhole that opened up …