Soft soils

Author(s): 
Oscar Vardé and Alejo Sfriso
Category: 
Geotechnical

In the last twenty years, sixteen pile-supported metro stations have been built in Buenos Aires in a wide range of geotechnical conditions. After an initial design of the construction procedures including partial open-trench (in two cases), all subsequent fourteen stations were excavated Read more... about Subway Stations Retaining Walls: Case Histories in Soft and Hard Soils

Author(s): 
Alejo Sfriso
Category: 
Geotechnical

A 80000 m2, 3.5 m high embankment for a container yard was constructed on the right margin of the Paraná de las Palmas River in Zárate, Argentina. An aditional temporary embankment, 3.5 m high, was put on top of it to speed up the consolidation process of underlaying soft Postpampeano clays and Read more... about Slope failure at the Paraná shoreline, Argentina

Author(s): 
Alejo Sfriso
Category: 
Geotechnical

A port facility project named Terminal Zárate is under construction 90 Km North of Buenos Aires, Argentina. As part of the construction process, a 3.5 m thick hydraulic fill and a 3.0 m thick compacted soil embankment were placed on top of a soft soil deposit. A tight construction schedule Read more... about Ground improvement in Zarate

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