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SLIP REMEDIATION AND RELATED PROJECTS

 
Hornor Brothers Engineers is frequently called upon for the design of remedial site work or restoration, and related minor development. Typical design and construction elements can include pavement and sub-base repair, excavation and embankment, pile and lagging walls, subsurface drainage systems, surface drainage systems, erosion and sediment control, and landscaping.
 
The following are brief descriptions of several completed projects for which Hornor Brothers Engineers provided design only or both design and construction phase services.
 

1. PROJECT NAME: City of Salem
Retaining Wall and
Repairs along
Randolph Street

 
LOCATION: Salem
Harrison County, WV

 
OWNER/CLIENT: City of Salem
229 W. Main Street
Salem, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: James Plaugher, Mayor
City of Salem
(304) 782-1318
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: $146,982.00
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
This project was designed to remediate a slide area between Randolph Street and Salem Fork Creek. The design involved steel H piles, concrete lagging, repairs and widening of Randolph Street pavement. Piles were driven to solid rock and concrete lagging was installed to stabilize the slide area.  
 
 

1. PROJECT NAME: United Hospital Center
Retaining Wall and
Widening of Emergency
Room Access Road

 
LOCATION: Clarksburg
Harrison County, WV

 
OWNER/CLIENT: UHC
P.O. Box 1680
Clarksburg, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: Geoff Marshall, V.P.
Engineering Support Services
(304) 624-2227
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: $166,590.00
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
This project was designed in order to widen the emergency room access road at the United Hospital Campus.   The design involved 90 LF of drilled and grouted piles with concrete lagging, wales, controlled fill, catch basin, drainage pipe, guardrails and safety fencing.
 
 

2. PROJECT NAME: City of Clarksburg
Pile and Lagging
Wall at 4th Street

 
LOCATION: Glen Elk Section of
Clarksburg
Harrison County, WV

 
OWNER/CLIENT: City of Clarksburg
222 Main Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: Anthony Bellotte
Director of  Public Works
(304) 624-1681
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: Unknown. This was part of a larger project.
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
As part of Clarksburgs' Phase III streetscape project, a driven pile and concrete wall was designed to support a section of sidewalk along Clark Street and to prevent the failure of a portion of Hogan Alley at the intersection of Hogan Alley and Clark Street in the Glen Elk section of Clarksburg.  
 
 
3. PROJECT NAME: Davis Funeral Home
Slip Remediation Measures
 
LOCATION: Near WV Route 98
Between Clarksburg & Nutter Fort
Harrison County, WV
 
OWNER/CLIENT: Davis Funeral Home
1 Olen Thomas Drive
Clarksburg, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: Randy Amos
(304) 854-8347
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: $110,000
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
Hornor Brothers designed remedial measures to correct am embankment slip. These corrective measures included rock stabilization along the toe of the slip area, dump rock ditches, French drains and underdrains, repair of existing asphalt pavement and resetting existing preformed curb and gutter.
 
 
3. PROJECT NAME: Maplewood Community
Slip Remediation
and Drainage Project
 
LOCATION: Bridgeport
Harrison County, WV
 
OWNER/CLIENT: Maplewood Community, Inc.
United Hospital Center
P.O. Box 1680
Clarksburg, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: Geoff Marshall, V.P.
Engineering Support Services
(304) 624-2227
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: Unknown, onsite contractor performed this work in conjunction with an ongoing project at Maplewood
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
Hornor Brothers designed corrective measures for an embankment slip that consisted of removal of slip material, installing underdrains to remove subsurface water and re-establishing the grade to its original contour. Drainage measures consisted of 8", 18" and 24" pipe and drop inlets to alleviate surface water problems.
 
 
  
4. PROJECT NAME: United Hospital Center
Embankment Project
 
LOCATION: Clarksburg
Harrison County, WV
 
OWNER/CLIENT: United Hospital center
P.O. Box 1680
Clarksburg, WV
 
CONTACT PERSON: Geoff Marshall, V.P.
Engineering Support Services
(304) 624-2227
 
TOTAL PROJECT COST: $108,000
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  
 
This project was designed in order to restore an old burrow site to the original contour. The design involved approximately 4600 cubic yards of controlled fill, associated underdrains to alleviated groundwater problems and rock stabilization. Surface erosion concerns were addressed by utilizing vegetative cover (grass), trees and biodegradable matting.
 
 

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