Heavy foundations are structural elements that transfer loads through weak, compressible soils to underlying competent soils or rock. Whether an open site or inside an existing structure, Keller India can provide the optimal deep foundation solution for your project.

Why do we perform Heavy Foundation?

  • To support new or existing structures
  • To support compressive, tensile, or lateral loads
  • To support static and seismic loads

Heavy foundations generally are connected to the structure and can be installed prior to building construction or as underpinning elements for existing structures. They can be driven elements comprised of timber, steel, or concrete, or constructed in the ground by drilling a cased or open hole and filling it with reinforced concrete. The load can be transferred to the bearing stratum through end bearing and/or side friction. Grouting techniques can be used to construct or enhance the load transfer element.

Having experience with the full range of deep foundation techniques, we can provide the most cost-efficient and technically appropriate solution.

Typical Techniques