ADSC SE Chapter Research Project – Drilled Shafts Socketed into Rock

DBA is participating in a research project with the Southeastern Chapter of the ADSC investigating the axial resistance of drilled shafts socketed into rock formation in the Southeastern US. This page will be used to provide information on the project as it progresses.   Links to each test site page where you can find the reports, presentations, and other information specific to each site are below. Links to contributors to the project follow the site links.

Nashville, Tennessee Test Site

Lawrenceville, Georgia Test Site

List of Project Contributors (Financial and In-Kind Donations):

ADSC Industry Advancement Fund

ADSC Southeast Chapter


Dan Brown and Associates, PC

Foundation Technologies, Inc.

GeoHydro Engineers, Inc.

Georgia DOT

Georgia Institute of Technology

GeoTesting Express/GeoComp

Golder Associates

McKinney Drilling

PSI, Inc.

S&ME, Inc.

Tennessee DOT

Specialists in Deep Foundation Design, Construction, and Testing and Slope Stability Problems