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Genzyme Corporation
Slurry Wall

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Panel Excavation Epoxy Reinforcing Steel Numerous Corner Panels


Location: Allston, MA
Owner: Genzyme Corporation
Completion Date:  November, 2007
General Contractor: Turner Construction CompanyVital Statistics:            
Project Value: $4,700,000.00
Wall Type: 36” Reinforced Concrete Slurry Wall
Wall Area: 39,300 S.F.
Max. Wall Depth: 59’   

Project Description:
Pharmaceutical company, Genzyme Corporation, needed additional manufacturing space at their facility along the Charles River in Allston. A slurry wall foundation was chosen to deal with high groundwater, soil contamination, and wall movement issues. This uniquely configured site contained sixteen corner panels. Embedded waterstops were installed at panel joints as an added level of waterproofing protection.
    
   

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Endstop with Waterstop Waterstop Detail Installed Waterstop

 

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