This Reference Specification covers requirements for drilled pier construction and applies to drilled piers of 30 in. ( mm) diameter and larger. The Contractor. ACI – Specifications for the Construction of Drilled Piers – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. ACI Reference Specification for the Construction of Drilled Piers. standard by American Concrete Institute, 01/01/ View all.

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The out-of-plumb tolerance for shafts that are reinforced full length depends on the structural design. Do not vibrate concrete internally before the casing is withdrawn. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. These piers need close attention because few, if any, defects can be tolerated.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The mandatory checklist requirements indicate Work requirements regarding specific qualities, procedures, materials, and performance criteria that are not defined in the ACI Specification Materials and execution related to steel casing, reinforcing steel, and concrete shall be in accordance with Sections 3.

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Vibration of concrete free falling more than 20 ft is not required. Raise and lower the drilling tool in the hole at a rate that does not swirl the slurry and affect the stability of the hole. The Testing Agency should be retained by the Owner.


Where drilled piers are installed below groundwater or in caving soils, maintain acl slurry level in the excavation not less than 5 ft 1. If pier diameters are less than 30 in. Read more Read less. Reference specifications for the construction of drilled piers ACI The name field is required.

The other is an annular space between a permanent form liner and an oversized temporary casing installed during excavation. The most common alternative dispute-resolution procedures involve mediation, arbitration, or dispute review boards. The experience and equipment requirements of contractors for acceptance as bidders will vary with the 336.

and complexity of a project. In this way, the potential for initial concrete contamination is reduced. In this case, there is the possibility that water and soil could inflow beneath the casing into the concrete below the arching. Provide the Testing Agency the means and opportunity to take samples and make tests; d. For very large piers, that is, over 50 yd3, consider sampling and testing one set of cylinders for every 50 yd3.

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In the second case, the entire void space can be seen so that a gravity flowable grout can be acceptable, depending on depth and lateral restraint assumptions. The length of time that a pier excavation can safely remain open depends on the soil conditions and local code restrictions.

Project Specifications—The written documents that specify requirements for a project in accordance with the service parameters and other specific criteria established by the Owner. Even in the case of high-bending moments, full-depth reinforcement may not be necessary depending on the depth of the pier and the soil profile.


Specify location variation if different from specification. End bearing—Where load is supported at the bottom of the pier. A casing vibratory extractor is permitted. Failure to do so is ample cause for disapproval of the subcontractor.

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If the anchorage components are not easily pushed into the fresh concrete, the concrete shall be vibrated to ensure full contact between anchorages and concrete. These specific circumstances are set forth in this Reference Specification.

No end bearing 4. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The center at the bottom shall be determined in the same manner as for the center at cut-off. If not in agreement, the Inspecting Geotechnical Engineer should either turn down the assignment or recommend new design parameters and a new basis for the design with the agreement of the Design Structural Engineer. In these situations, stepped bottoms and even sloping bottoms may be acceptable, depending on the degree of lateral confinement of the pier.