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The Clarendon
Slurry Wall and Drilled Shafts

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Slurry Wall Construction
Reinforcing Cage with "Legs"

Location: Boston, MA
Owner: The Beal Companies
Completion Date: October, 2007
General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease
Vital Statistics:            
Project Value: $9,600,000.00
Wall Type: 36” Reinforced Concrete Wall
Wall Area: 55,000 S.F.
Max. Wall Depth: 135’
Drilled Shafts: 4’, 5’, and 6’ Diameter Shafts with a maximum depth of 145’.

Description:
The Clarendon is a 32 story mixed use building located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.  Parking for this high rise building is provided by a five level underground garage constructed using slurry wall technology. Fifty six drilled shafts with embedded steel columns were installed to facilitate a top down construction sequence. The shaft diameters ranged from 4’ to 6’ with rock sockets of up to 24’. Details of the embedded column installation sequence are shown below. East Coast Slurry participated in a LEED Certified program (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), as part of our commitment to make a positive impact on public health and the environment.

Embedded Column Detail
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Column Shear Studs Lifting Head Splice Column Setting Frame
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Installed Columns Exposed Column

 

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