Pile Test Likely for Settling Millennium Tower

3D Design Concept of Building Model

Soil removal and vibrations from drilling caused 1 in. of settlement during the upgrade.

October 4, 2021
Nadine M. Post - Engineering News-Record

A pilot pile program to prove the efficacy of a less-disruptive method for the paused foundation fix at the ailing Millennium Tower in San Francisco could begin the week of Oct. 4. Accelerated settling and tilt—caused by a pile upgrade intended to correct settlement of the 645-ft-tall residential condominium—ceased after Aug. 20, when the engineer-of-record halted the $100-million fix.

Reprinted courtesy of Nadine M. Post, Engineering News-Record

Ms. Post may be contacted at postn@enr.com

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