It was determined that the piled reinforced concrete ground beam
along the downslope edge would stabilise the carriageway while providing a foundation for the safety barrier and soil nails would stabilise the slip circle downslope.
The ground beam
system for the Hull development will be manufactured at the Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering precast pile factory in Nottinghamshire, which is the largest driven pile factory in the UK.
The larger crescent is formed by keel-shaped trusses anchored and tensioned by angled concrete ground beams
White Young Green, consultants to the built and natural environment, has been responsible for the design of the main steel structure, which comprises multi-span portal frames 90m wide together with associated piled foundations, ground beams
and retaining walls.
Precast concrete slabs make up the floors and foundations comprise reinforced concrete ground beams
and pile caps.
On Some Sites Additional Civil Engineering Works Will Be Required Eg Retaining Walls, Piling And Ground Beams
Piling contractor Aarsleff Ground Engineering has signed a partnership agreement with Creagh Concrete Products, allowing Creagh to manufacture ground beams
under licence at its factory in Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire.
It is expected that the building will require piled foundations with ground beams
and the superstructure will be a steel frame.
b) the installation of proprietary demountable flood barriers each complete with frames and also, where required, ground beams
in addition to intermediate supports at spacing~~s no greater than 2.
The contractor is currently busy with preparation works to excavate the foundations for both the end poles, the ground beams
and to connect the V-rails permanently to the end poles.
The works comprise the piling and ground beams
to (10) No.