Situation: The Jacksonville Jaguars were expanding their team weight room. The addition
consisted of a 30’ by 30’ slab to be supported by grade beams.
Ram Jack was contacted by Turner Construction to support the proposed
grade beam(s) of the new slab with helical piles as specified by Bliss
& Nyitray, Inc., the project engineer.
Solution: With an ultimate load of 40 kips and allowable of 20 kips, Bliss &
Nyitray, Inc. requested that Ram Jack provide a solution to meet load
requirements. (7) Ram Jack new construction helical piles with a 10”-12”
helical configuration were installed at EverBank Field by Florida Foundation Repair.
Conclusion: New construction piles providing deep support allowed Jacksonville’s
favorite football team to build on to their weight room. Ram Jack’s
minimally invasive and quick installation helped move the EverBank Field
repair project along right on schedule.
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