This basement extended under the exterior sidewalk with minimal support. L&W installed emergency shoring for support, built a partition wall to divide this area of basement from the rest, and filled the space.
Unsupported basement area under sidewalk.
Water damage to area of basement under sidewalk.
Emergency shoring supports placed under sidewalk prior to work commencing.
Footings for new wall to seal off area to be permanently filled and closed.
Partition wall to divide under-sidewalk area from remainder of basement.
High pressure concrete - Shotcrete - was used in this application.
Shotcrete is useful in applications where traditional concrete forms are impractical or impossible.
Basement under sidewalk being filled as part of abandonment.