Cook County Storage Facility


Cook County

Project Description

Foundation Mechanics was awarded a subcontract to design and install a helical pile system required to support a proposed storage level within the Cook County Record Storage Facility located in Cicero, IL.  Approximately 165 piles were required for 34 column locations, each installed to approximately 150 kip capacity.  Helical piles were utilized due to workzone clearance limitations, and allowed soil to remain in situ that would otherwise be disposed at a landfill should conventional caissons been designed.