Project status/Year completed:
Phase 1 and 2: 2015
Phase 3: 2016
Location: Paterson Park, Orange Grove, Johannesburg
Project Area: A total of 13.72ha
Project Type: Residential, public open space, culvert drain and retention pond development.
Job Description/Scope of Work: To determine the nature, distribution and engineering properties of the near surface soils influencing the proposed structures.
No. of Test Positions: A total of 51 test pits by hand and TLB.
Soil Tests Performed: Grading and Atterburg Limit tests, Natural Moisture Content, One-dimensional consolidometer.
Notes: The project site was tentatively zoned into four geotechnical / geological units.