Reinforcement Project For The Shopping Centre "Grand Littoral" In Marseilles

Rescoussier, J.-M.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 5
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2002
Due to Important settlements inducing major structural damages, the western part of the Grand Littoral shopping centre has been closed in 1997. The present paper describes the project of underpinning including not only micropiles under the structure of the building but also a reinforcement of the soil located between the shopping centre and the edge of the embankment surrounding the western part of the shopping centre. The aim of this reinforcement is to reduce existing horizontal movements to allowable values.
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