Levee reinforcement (Liquefaction measure)

2023.8.17 Coast


Coastal levee improvement work (liquefaction measure)

Tosa, Kochi, Japan


・Pressing into ground with obstacles such as pebbles and boulders in the existing levee structure
・Restricts effect on the existing levee by no vibration construction
・Reduction in construction period by using multiple SILENT PILERTM (max. 7)

Press-in wide steel sheet piles with augering


Construction machine usedSILENT PILER™ ECO600S
Type/Dimension2,399-type IVw steel sheet piles, L = 15.0 m

Construction plan

Typical cross section

International Press-in Association (IPA) The Editorial Committee , Press-in retaining structures: a handbook First edition 2016
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