Madigan Army Hospital

Tacoma, WA

Owner - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Contractor - Blount Brothers, Inc.

Dynamic compaction was used to compact loose sand and gravel for foundation and slab support of a large hospital. The site was compacted using 9 ton weights dropped from heights of 50 feet. Three cranes were used to accomplish the work within the desired time frame. The work was completed one month ahead of schedule.