Monthly Archives: February 2016

Helical Screw Piles May Prevent Earthquake Structural Damage

Written on February 9, 2016 at 8:31 am, by

A recent ongoing study on helical screw piles led by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), which began in May 2015, may help initiate changes to the International Building Code (IBC).  Specifically, it seeks to demonstrate the structural value of using helical screw piles as foundation solutions in areas with high seismic activity.  Let’s look further  Continue Reading »

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