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Biogen IDEC Pharmaceutical

Basement Under Construction Superstructure Going Up

Location: Cambridge, MA
Owner: Biogen IDEC
Completion Date: April, 2005
General Contractor: SKANSKA USA
Vital Statistics:
Project Value: $2,500,000.00
Wall Type: 30” Reinforced Concrete Wall, Load Bearing Elements and
Drilled Shafts
Wall Area: 30,000 S.F.
Wall Depth: 55’

Project Description:
This pharmaceutical research support facility was constructed using top down construction. The basement and superstructure were constructed simultaneously as shown above. Dense till, gravel, and occasional boulders were encountered during slurry wall excavation. Examples are shown below. The foundation package was performed jointly by East Coast Slurry Company and A.A. Will Corporation.

Clamshell Bucket Digging Glacial Till oulder found within the Glacial Till

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