PBF ENERGY-CHALMETTE REFINING PROJECT
About this Project
Boh Bros. was hired by PBF Energy to construct the tank foundation for the new crude oil tank D03011 at the Chalmette Refinery. The pile-supported foundation is 302’ in diameter and 2’ thick and is the largest diameter foundation Boh has ever completed.
Following initial sitework, Boh sequenced three piling rigs to work simultaneously in order to ensure a safe and efficient project schedule while driving the 1,485 14”x70’ pre-stressed concrete piles required for the foundation. After driving piles, 1,021,648lbs (510 TN) of re-steel was tied into the foundation.
A total of 5,250 cubic yards of concrete was then placed into the tank foundation in two pours of 2,625 CY on subsequent weekends. Boh Bros. completed the foundation 32 calendar days after the pile driving had been completed.
Client: PBF ENERGY
Project Type: Piling/Deep foundations, Heavy Civil
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