Evaluation/Modification of IDOT Foundation Piling Design and Construction Policy

The three main objectives for this study are 1) to quantify and improve the Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT’s) method for determining pile capacity, 2) to quantify and improve IDOT’s method for estimating pile length, and 3) to quantify and improve the agreement between the length of pile estimated for a site, and the length of pile actually driven.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      Department of Civil Engineering, 201 Engineering Hall
      Urbana, IL  United States  61801
    • Principal Investigators:

      Long, James

    • Start Date: 20070100
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20081200
    • Source Data: RiP Project 13647

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460365
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R27-24
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:23PM