When complete, these 8 helical piers will be installed over 20' deep, providing a lifetime of support for this new viewpoint on the Coastal Trail in Anchorage for the public to enjoy.
Although it looks like our installers are getting tired 😀 and installing the piers crooked, the angle is part of the design. The engineer has specified these piers be set at alternating angles to provide lateral support over the poor Cook Inlet soil below.
Not only will the piers support the weight of the new viewpoint, the piers will also stabilize the structure laterally without any additional bracing. ... See MoreSee Less