Telecommunications Projects

PDF Project:  Cell Tower Foundation Designs and On-Site Inspections, Throughout


The State Of Alaska


Cell Tower Foundation Designs

Client:  
Alaska Digitel

Location:  
Cooper Landing, Eklutna, Kenai and Soldotna, and other locations throughout Alaska

Project Scope:  
GNE provided design and construction engineering services for cell tower foundations located throughout the State of Alaska.

All engineering work was provided in accordance with the requirements of the latest applicable local, State, and National regulations and codes.

Project Details:


  • Designed economical driven pipe pile foundations for existing 80′ – 180′ monopole
            or self-supporting towers
  • Redesigned some towers to support required antennas and mounts to withstand
            local wind speeds and ice load
  • Completed structural analysis of the components of the tower and tower complex
            then evaluated the tower’s capability to carry additional loads from added antennas
  • Provided special pile driving inspections
  • Provided foundation inspections
  • Provided site visits to assess methods of construction and load capacity


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