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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-159
Date: June 2006

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Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations – Lessons Learned on The Central Artery/Tunnel Project

Chapter 6. Lessons Learned

This chapter presents a summary of the lessons learned from driven piles on the CA/T project. The conclusions presented below are based on the evaluation of field records, project specifications, and pile load test data compiled from the project files. Five contracts were evaluated, including three located in East Boston/Logan Airport, one located in downtown Boston, and one located in Charlestown. Significant findings are summarized below:


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