Mill Valley, New House

Mill Valley, New House

Builder John Nunnelee, Modern Classics Construction

  • New creekside house with preserved old vaulted basement
  • Originally-designed augered piers hit shallow ground water halting project
  • Helical piers alternative allowed penetration to depths required by geotechnical report without casing & pumping
  • Helical installation completed and tested in three days keeping project on schedule
  • Lateral resistance afforded by reinforced partially-drilled piers avoiding tie-backs