Le Van Tam Park Project – Test Pile


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

IUS is developing an underground parking with retail areas beneath the Le Van Tam Park at Dien Bien Phu Street, Hai Ba Trang and Vo Thi Sau Street in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. BAUER Vietnam Ltd. has been awarded the works consisting of the construction of 1 nos Bored Pile of Ø 1,200 mm, 71 m in length and to test the pile up to 3276 tons using a kentledge system. The test pile had been equipped with measurement devices such as strain gauges and extensometers. The design was proposed by Bauer.

Works had to be carried out within a very limited working area due to the park structure and its existing trees. Without significant impact on the general park activities the test pile construction and testing had been performed.

 

Scope of Works:
Construction and Testing of 1 no. Test Pile D 1,200 mm