Disaster restoration work (Hurricane Catherina)

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Disaster restoration

Disaster restoration work (Hurricane Catherina)

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Damage due to Hurricane Catherina (August 2005)


・Rapid construction of rain water drainage in disaster restoration
・Environmental conservation by no noise/vibration construction
・Reduction in construction time by using 2 SILENT PILERTM
・Construction in a narrow work yard

Construction machine usedSILENT PILER™ (SCA-675WM)
Type/Dimension4,060 pairs - Z-shaped steel sheet piles PZ35,
L = 11.6 – 13.1 m

Construction plan

Construction section

Soil boring log

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