pile dike

pile dike

[′pīl ‚dīk]
(civil engineering)
A dike consisting of a group of piles braced and lashed together along a riverbank.
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To quote Johnson, "The Wasatch Pile Dike technology represents new answers for building a seismic resistant dam or dike on saturated, unconsolidated soils.
One made by architect Don Johnson, of Bountiful, Utah, was to create a fresh water lake (Lake Wasatch) out of the east side of The Great Salt Lake by building a series of precast, concrete pile dikes from Antelope Island to Fremont Island, to Promontory Point.