This year's symposium is focusing on the topic of ground improvement. A keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Juan Baez of Advanced Geosolutions Inc. Technical sessions will include the presentation of 9 to 11 papers. A panel discussion with feature the keynote speaker and local experts. There will also be a geotechnical suppliers trade show exhibition.
Ground Improvement Design and Construction for Vancouver’s South Fraser Transmission Relocation
This paper describes the ground improvement design and construction. It presents the densification performance-based criteria and justification of utilizing the dry bottom-feed technique. It discusses construction aspects including infill material, installation, and QA/QC. Lastly, it presents design and construction challenges as well as lessons learned.