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Name of Work : Design & Construction of Pile Foundation for 220 KV D/C Transmission line tower in river Tapi near Hazira / Dumas ( Surat ).
 
Client : The C. E. ( Civil ) G. E. B., BARODA
 
Cost of Work : Rs. 34.87 Millions
 
Year of Completion : May 1999
 
Description of Work : Construction of 220 KV D/C Transmission line towers in river Tapti for Gujarat Electricity Board, (Kabilpore - 396 424.) consisting of six locations having 1250 mm dia bored cast-in-situ piles (72 nos., depth more than 25 meters and RCC pile cap and columns).Cost of project was 34.87 Million Rupees , completed in 5 months period.
 
 
Design & Construction of Pile Foundation for 220 KV D/C Transmission line tower in river Tapi near Hazira / Dumas ( Surat ).
Design & Construction of Pile Foundation for 220 KV D/C Transmission line tower in river Tapi near Hazira / Dumas ( Surat ).
   
Transmission Line Tower Foundation Location no 4 in river Tapi near Hazira (Materials / Machineries were transported to location with the help of In housely made Pontoons /Barges )
   
Design & Construction of Pile Foundation for 220 KV D/C Transmission line tower in river Tapi near Hazira / Dumas ( Surat ).
   
Transmission Line Tower Foundation Location no 5
( Entire Machineries were Transported back to safe zone daily during Tidal effect )
 
 
Remarks :
  • All six locations of Transmission tower foundations were falling in river Tapti and required to be taken under Tidal conditions. As such all materials, man power and machineries had to be transported by in housely made heavy duty barges and specially modified Pontoons.
  • Soil exploration and piling was carried out with the help of Pontoon mounted rigs and constructing steel platforms.
  • Work completed on May,1999.