Philly Load Test Delivers Knockout Punch

July 20, 2018

Moretrench Division Manager Martin McDermott brings his considerable local knowledge and expertise to a discussion of why Philadelphia’s underlying Wissahickson Formation has historically been underrated in terms of its strength and bearing properties, how systematic devaluing of the rock strength properties has inhibited many viable drilled shaft opportunities, and how looking beyond this stereotype led to more realistic valuations that resulted in reduced shaft diameters for a major downtown mixed use development.

Read the full article here, provided courtesy of Foundation Drilling Magazine.