Lifting and strengthening of roads, taxiways and railway tracks

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Each project is an exception that confirms the rule

       Ground engineering still plays an important role in identifying problems that usually affect the stability of major roads, bridges, tunnels, and public transport networks. In many cases, it responds to challenges that extend the life of these vital objects. Uretek often implements projects to restore a wide range of infrastructure without disrupting the daily operation of the transport network or affecting its users. Each project is unique in terms of size, location, and availability, and requires an appropriate individual solution.

       Below are some of the innovative and customized solutions that Uretek uses to restore transport infrastructure in the Russian Federation.

Maintenance of roads, highways, bridges, and interchanges

       Uretek has developed fluid resins used for solutions to repair the effects of ground subsidence affecting the entrances of bridge floors. Subsidence at the entrance to the roadway due to the use of heavy vehicles can cause the surface to sink deeper into the ground, disrupting the smooth transition between the entrance to the roadway and the bridge. The Uretek process is highly effective for raising and levelling joints and is achieved by injecting resin into the road base, filling all the available space to create a solid base for a smoother transition. The solution is cost-effective and fast to use, minimizing inconveniences in traffic movement.

        Fonterra's representative office in Russia, one of the largest companies in the Australian region, faced a drawdown on one of its busy transport routes. Unstable ground and voids under the 150 mm thick concrete slab caused approximately 100 m2 of area to settle by as much as 50 mm. Using geopolymer resins, Uretek ground Engineering was able to fill the voids and raise the slab back to the design level with minimal impact on the site's day-to-day operations.

Decommissioning of pipes under major intersections and airport runways

         Uretek materials can help road operators decommission back-up sewers or culverts located under road networks and runways. For example, Uretek was used to completely fill the 450mm diameter of a 390m long low-pressure gas pipeline under an extremely busy intersection in the Novy Urengoy area. The pipe was to be safely decommissioned as part of a project to upgrade transport links and update the streetscape under the direction of local transport authorities. The use of Uretek resulted in a significant reduction in time and costs, allowing transport to resume full traffic a week earlier than expected.

Stabilization of railway tracks and underground mines

         When two newly constructed elevators to the underground hall and platforms at the Museum's railway station on the Sydney city circle railway line required stabilization, Uretek used its resins to support the rock surrounding the Elevator shafts, eliminating voids at the junctions. This provided a safe, stable and reliable solution that caused minimal disruption to pedestrian access inside and around the train station.

          In another railway project, Uretek resin injection was used to fill large voids that formed under the track plates of the 8.8 km Kaimai tunnel, New Zealand's longest railway tunnel. A specially developed solution was applied to the slab(with pre-tension) in order to re-support the railway tracks. Early detection and responsiveness helped prevent extensive damage to the base of the tunnel, avoiding potential closure and costly replacement of the floor slab. In addition, this served to prepare the tunnel to accommodate larger and heavier trains in the future.

          Efficient and timely updates and maintenance are critical to ensure the longevity of transport infrastructure. A reasonable approach will also avoid unnecessary budget expenditures, limiting inconveniences and interruptions in the operation of public vehicles. In some cases, Uretek engineering solutions can also help reduce the need to replace large transport infrastructure.

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Subsidence of transport infrastructure may be caused by the following factors:

  • Poorly compacted soil
  • Extra loads
  • Breakdowns and accidents of engineering communications
  • Regular moisture and temperature fluctuations
  • Influence of regular vibrations
  • Construction or pile work nearby
  • Biological processes in the soil
  • The presence of a dense or close planted trees
  • Seismic activity

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  • Is it possible and how to slow down or stop the process of destruction?
  • Is it possible to return everything as it was? What are the options?
  • When is it better and cheaper to start solving? Is it possible not right away?
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Technological excessive subsidence of a building columns

Stopping subsidence and increasing the load-bearing capacity of the pile foundation

In a residential building, a floor slab sank after a pipe burst

Reinforcement of base soils and re-leveling of floor slab

Erection of a new curtain wall on the existing foundation

Strengthening and sloughing of soils of the base of the foundation

Cracks on load-bearing walls, incl. on window and doorways

Reinforcement of foundation soils, filling of voids

Weak watered soils and unsuccessful attempt to stabilize

Reinforcement of soils at the base of slab foundations

Cracks on the inner sides of the walls of the basement room

Strengthening and consolidation of soils of the base of foundations

Local floor subsidence

Reinforcement of base soils and leveling of the floor slab

Tank bottom subsidence

Reinforcement and leveling of the steel bottom

Deformations and cracks of supporting structures

Reinforcement of soils of foundations

Internal load-bearing columns have undergone settlement

Stopping uneven settlement of column foundations

Draft of the structure with non-standard heel

Aligning the tank structure

Eroding the foundation of the supporting columns

Strengthening the foundation foundation without disrupting the entire project schedule

Strengthening the foundation soil and stabilizing the foundation

Strengthening the foundation soil and stabilizing the foundation

Negative effects of dynamic loads on foundations and floor slabs

Reinforcement of foundation soils and leveling of foundations and floors

Erosion under the floor and foundations

Stabilizing piles and leveling the foundation slab

Re-leveling of industrial structures

Alignment in the plane of structures of foundations and equipment

Washing out some of the soil and damage to floor slabs

Reinforcement and local leveling of floor slabs

Reinforcement of foundation soils and stabilization of the foundation

Reinforcement of foundation soils and stabilization of the foundation

Uneven settlement of a building after a pipe break

Strengthening the soils of the base of the strip foundation

Draft of one of the corners of the building

Raising and leveling the foundation slab in the horizon

Ragged horizontal cracks began to appear and develop

Reinforcement of foundation soils and filling of voids

Insufficient bearing capacity of base soils

Reinforcement of base soils and leveling of the floor slab

The room sagged due to a weak soil base

Strengthening the base and leveling sagging structures

The back of the house began to sag. Cracks appeared on the walls and ceiling

Strengthening and lifting load-bearing structures quickly and safely

Lack of bearing capacity of the base

Securing soils under floors in places where racks are installed

A void has formed under the foundation slab

Reconstruction of the foundation slab support

The method of reinforcement proposed by the prescription did not suit the customer

Strengthening the base and vertical lifting of sagging structures

Uneven settlement of the floor slab and the foundation of the landing stage

Leveling the floor slab and lifting sagging foundation elements

Soil leaching and significant settlement of floors and foundations

Reinforcement of soils of the base of foundations, lifting and leveling the floor slab

Cracks in the walls with development in time

Reinforcement of foundation soils and lifting of structures

Some of the column foundations have undergone uneven settlement

Stopping uneven settlement of column foundations

Cracks in load-bearing walls

Repair and restoration work with soil and bearing structures

Deformations of barbecue area structures

Filling and leveling the foundation

Uneven settlement of load-bearing columns

Stopping sedimentary processes

Uneven settlement of foundations with deformations

Reinforcement of the foundation soils, recommendations for drainage are given

Progressive uneven settlement of the foundation with a heel

Strengthening the foundation soil and leveling the building

Insufficient bearing capacity of watered base soils

Increasing the bearing capacity of the base and foundations

Excessive uneven settlement of foundations

Reinforcement of the foundation and lifting of settled foundations

Drawdown of road maps of the ring road

Aligning the plane of the road while maintaining the "slope"

Local subsidence of the floor of the room

Reinforcement of base soils and leveling of the floor slab

Sagging corner of the house and a crack along the body of the foundation

Deformation stabilization

A void has formed under the foundation slab

Recreating the support of the foundation slab on the base

Building roll problem

Reinforcement of the base and alignment of the roll

Uneven draft on average 45 mm

Compaction of the base and return of structures to their previous level

Unstable foundation and settlement of load-bearing structures

Stopping the processes of settling foundations

Deformation of crane runways of the Crane-Stacker

Alignment of crane rails

Leakage of the retaining wall of the entrance to the underground garage

Compaction of soils and plugging of leaks in the retaining wall structure

Deflection of the floor slab and the appearance of cracks on load-bearing walls

Reinforcement, filling and leveling of floor slabs

Defects in overhead structures from frost heaving in soils

Strengthening the base soils with the elimination of heaving properties

Subsidence of the slab and the appearance of a longitudinal crack

Compaction of the soil with filling the gap under the slab

Uneven house draft during renovation

Providing support for foundations with alignment of structures

The foundation has settled with deformations reflected on the floor slabs

Stopping the processes of settling foundations and leveling the working surface of the floor slabs

Uneven settlement of foundations with cracking

Soil hardening at the base of foundations

Cracks in load-bearing walls both inside and outside the house

The load-bearing structures have been reinforced and raised to a predetermined level

Instability of floor slabs and local subsidence

Stabilization of base soils and leveling of floor slabs

Deformations in the masonry at the outer wall section

Strengthening the soil at the base of the foundation with its rise

Floor subsidence occurred inside the warehouse

Restoration of the design levels of the floor and shelving in the premises

Deformations and settlements of asphalt concrete pavement

Reinforcement of foundation soils to a depth of - 5.5m

Uneven settling of the floor slab

Stabilization and lifting of reinforced concrete floor slabs

Cracks in load-bearing walls and foundations

The base and foundations have been improved and strengthened

Deformation of reinforced concrete floor slabs under new equipment

Restoration of the bearing capacity of reinforced concrete floor slabs in places of deformation

Deformations in supporting structures

Soil stabilization of foundations

Uneven subsidence of the floor and the formation of voids under it

Restoration of the design level of the floor

The surface of the concrete highway began to crack and collapse

Filling of voids under slabs, restoration of bituminous insulation

Sagging corner and crack in the outer cladding

Consolidation and strengthening of soil at the base of foundations

Building faсade subsidence

Strengthening foundations and stopping subsidence of a part of the building

Deformations of the coating of some areas of the courts

Filling voids and leveling floor structures

Wall cracks and foundation subsidence

The base of the foundation is reinforced up to 10 times

Uneven draft and roll of buildings

Buildings have been re-aligned within tolerance

Subsoil does not have sufficient bearing capacity

Compaction and stabilization of foundation soils

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