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Techno Metal Post Dealer Installs (412) Helical Screw Piles for a 3300 Ft. (1km) Boardwalk in Ecomaritime Park in L'Anse du Port

Techno Metal Post

1700 Rue Setlakwe

Thetford Mines QC G6G 8B2



This elevated wooden boardwalk – 3300 feet (1km) long, with a 39′ (12 m) high observatory at the end – was completely reconstructed.

Project objectives:

To replace an existing boardwalk (on timber piles), 2300 linear feet in length

It crosses a sugar bush of silver maples and a marshland, which is home to a wide variety of fauna.

Specific challenges:

Working in winter conditions

Tide (level of water)


Access with the installation equipment


Low environmental impact

No excavation

Materials used:

P4 pile model 4.00” O.D. (412 units) with 12” and 24” helix bearing plates in galvanized steel

Cross bracing by others

 January 2018

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