SKILLED PERSONNEL

PROVEN PERFORMANCE

SATISFIED CLIENTS

SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING

COST EFFECTIVE FOUNDATION SOLUTIONS

 
   
 

MIT.nano
Slurry Wall Foundation, LBEs and Internal Bracing

Click images to enlarge
mit mit
Slurry Wall Near Existing Buildings Building Frame Assembled Through Bracing

Location: Cambridge, MA
Owner: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Completion Date: October, 2015
General Contractor: Turner Construction Company
Vital Statistics:            
Project Value: $4,800,000.00
Wall Type: 36” Reinforced Concrete Wall
Wall Area: 31,000 S.F.
Max. Excavated Depth: 51’

Project Description:
A $350 million building developed by M.I.T. provides additional space on campus for nanotechnology research, allowing scientists access to cutting-edge tools to manipulate matter at the smallest scales. The building, dubbed “MIT.nano,” is located at the heart of the campus near the university’s iconic Great Dome. There was very limited access to the construction site — only three access roads, each with limited headroom — so planning for foundation construction and delivery vehicles presented a host of logistical challenges, almost like building a tall ship inside a bottle. Slurry wall panel excavation through a deep layer of unstable organic soils required special attention. Foundation elements (LBEs) for two tower crane supports were also required on this challenging project.

  
mit mit
Tower Crane LBE Reinforcement

Return to Project Gallery Page

 

 

 

145 Island Street, Stoughton, MA 02072, 781-344-5700

Welcome Methods Project Gallery FAQs Tech Support Contact Us President's Message About Us