Tremie seal | Article about tremie seal by The Free Dictionary
Concrete placed under water by means of a tremie
to seal a cofferdam or caisson so that water may be pumped out.
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After the tremie seal
gains strength, the cofferdam is dewatered and footing construction begins.
The north tower foundation plans originally called for a 6-meter-thick reinforced concrete footing with a 2-meter-thick concrete tremie seal
. This would be eight meters deep.
Repair projects generally involve much thinner pours and make the tremie seal
harder to maintain.