concrete piles Lake Pontchartrain Causeway consists of two parallel bridges that are the world’s longest bridge in total length. Total length of the two bridges is 23.87 miles. The bridges are supported by 9,500 concrete pilings and feature bascule spans over the navigation channel 8 miles south of the north shore. The southern terminus of the Causeway is in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. The northern terminus is at Mandeville, Louisiana. #NewOrleans #Pontchartrain #Bridges
Seriously, what a view! Extending 1.8 kilometres across breathtaking Geographe Bay, the heritage listed #Busselton Jetty is the longest timber-piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere. It's a must-see spot for any visitors to the @margaretriver region in #westernaustralia. Photo: @shasamichael
I think it is Hammer Time! Pile drivers use a hammer to pound piles into the ground. They also need a hammer cushion pad to protect the equipment and the pile. Canvas Phenolic and Cast Nylon Sheet are the two most popular materials used for these pile cushions.
cantilever footing Zaha Hadid Architects created this cast-in-place-concrete edifice for Lebanon’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. The structure’s dramatic 69-foot cantilever minimizes its overall footprint and maximizes public courtyard and plaza spaces below.
precast concrete PILES is a type of deep foundations that are driven into the ground. They are usually used in water constructions and poor soil that is opposed to heavy loads that any other foundation types can handle. Foundations pile can be made out of timber, steel, reinforced concrete and precast concret