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Sports/Recreation

Cattaraugus Community Sports Complex

Irving, NY

Description

A  two-story, 110,000 sf community center and sports complex consisting of an indoor ice arena, basketball courts, pool and other multi-purpose space.

Challenge

Soil conditions consist of 2 to 4 ft of soft clayey silt (with varying amounts of sand) fill underlain by approximately 3 to 13 ft of loose to medium dense gravel with varying amount of silt and silty sand, underlain by stiff to very stiff clayey silt to the maximum depths explored of 50 ft.  Groundwater was encountered at approximately 5 ft below grade.

Solution

The Impact® System was recommended by the geotechnical engineer as an alternate to a typical driven pile foundation system.  A total of 430 twenty-inch diameter Impact elements  were installed to depths of 16 ft below the foundation base.

Owner

Seneca Nation of Indians

General Contractor

LPCiminelli Construction Corporation

Architect

KTH Architects

Structural Engineer

Lee Simpson Associates, Inc

Geotechnical Engineer

Empire Geo Services, Inc

Product

Geopier Impact® System

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Additional Sports/Recreation Projects

Virginia Tech Basketball Practice Facility

Blacksburg, VA

PPG Paints Arena

Pittsburgh, PA

Riverhounds Events Center – Highmark Stadium

Pittsburgh, PA

The Hockessin Athletic Club and Parking Deck

Hockessin, DE

Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center

Washington D.C.