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A design-build temporary shoring wall in front of Terminal 1, Pearson International Airport.

A design-build temporary shoring wall in front of Terminal 1, Pearson International Airport.

 

Caissons, Shoring

The Anchor Shoring Group of Companies installed 300 caissons for the Central Processor Building. Caissons for this structure were up to 78″ in diameter and 80’ deep socketted 20 feet into shale. Up to 85m3 of concrete and 8 tonnes of rebar was placed in each caisson. The contract for the Central Processor Building also included design and installation of lagged shoring.

Other projects completed by The Anchor Shoring Group of Companies for the Airport Development include shoring and decking for road way protection and bridge construction, high mast lighting bases and caisson foundations for bridgework. The original caissons for Terminal 2 were completed by The Anchor Shoring Group of Companies in 1971.

Many locations involved complex staging and traffic diversions.

Many locations involved complex staging and traffic diversions.

Installation of reinforcing steel cage into drilled hole.

Installation of reinforcing steel cage into drilled hole.

Multiple drill rigs were used to accommodate the construction schedule.

Multiple drill rigs were used to accommodate the construction schedule.