Objective:  Foundation support for a new 134 foot high monopole to support new antennas for Cox Radio at Palehua Rd. in Honolulu, on a challenging mountaintop site.  The micropiles consisted of (20) 40/16 Titan hollowbar with a 3.5″ diameter bit.  Total drilled – 790 linear feet, at an average depth of 40 feet.  Installation was performed in silty soil to a depth of 33 feet, and then in saprolite to the final average depth of 40 feet.

 

Monopole Support FormLoad Test Set UpLoad Test Set UpLoad TestingLoad TestingMicropiling Tower BaseMonopole Support FormMonopole Support FormMonopole Support Form, Steel DetailMonopole Support FormMonopole Support FormMonopole Support FormMonopole Support FormMonopole Support Form & MicropilesConcrete PourConcrete PourCheck LevelCompleted Base