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Studies

GRL Engineers offer a wide range of deep foundation testing and consulting services, nationwide. Most GRL Engineers have achieved Advanced Level or higher on both the PDCA/PDI Dynamic Measurement and Analysis Proficiency Test.

Tappan Zee Bridge
Services for the Tappan Zee Bridge included completing a multitude of Preliminary GRLWEAP Analyses for hammer selection, Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) on 36 to 48-inch diameter, open-end pipe piles, performing Crosshole Sonic Logging and Thermal Integrity Profiling on 48 to 96-inch diameter drilled shafts.
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Corpus Christi Export Terminal
The Corpus Christi export terminal was permitted for a regasification terminal. GRL Engineers performed Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA), SiteLink Remote Testing, Crosshole Sonic Logging, Thermal Integrity Profiling and Pile Integrity Testing on test shafts for the terminal foundation.
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Veterans Memorial Bridge
The Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as Orange Avenue/Silver Beach Avenue Bridge, used GRL Engineers to assess foundation performance. Testing services included Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA), along with specialized consultation.
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Washington Port of Tacoma
GRL Engineers performed testing on selected piles at the Port of Tacoma site. The services provided included Preliminary GRLWEAP Analysis, Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) and CAPWAP Analysis.
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Bonner Bridge
When the damage of multiple hurricanes led to a bridge replacement in North Carolina, GRL Engineers performed testing on the production piles for the new foundation. Testing services included Static Load Testing and Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA).
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Kentucky Lake Bridge
The  Kentucky Lake Bridge, undertook a series of tests to address lateral loads from potential boat impacts. GRL Engineers used quality assurance testing to determine the strength of the pier's foundation. Testing included Preliminary GRLWEAP Analysis, Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) and CAPWAP Analysis.
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SR 36 Bridge over Tuscarawas River
GRL was contracted to consult on hammer selection using Preliminary GRLWEAP Analysis, pile wall thickness, and Static Load Testing for the SR 36 bridge over the Tuscarawas River in Gnadenhutten, OH. In addition, GRL provided Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA).
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I-90 Innerbelt Bridge
Cleveland’s Innerbelt Bridge was completed in two design-build phases and was the first design-build project for the OH-DOT. GRL performed Preliminary GRLWEAP Analysis, Dynamic Pile Monitoring using a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA), APPLE Load Testing, Crosshole Sonic Logging and Thermal Integrity Profiling Services on the bridge.
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