Geotechnical Risks In A Deep Building Pit

​In The Hague, a 2 storey parking garage was built beneath a reinstated canal at the Veenkade with 160 parking places.

16 Oct 2015
A.J. van Seters, K.J. Spendel (Ingenieursbureau Den Haag)

Abstract

The canal and the parking garage were installed at minimum 3 - 6 m distance from old houses with a shallow foundation by means of a 10 m deep building pit. A risk analysis was undertaken and major risks were identified, resulting in mitigating measures, e.g. compensation grouting in combination with very accurate monitoring. The structure was completed in 2014.

 

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