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Earth Anchoring Suppliers (EAS) (www.earthanchoring.com) worked with Augustus Construction (www.augustusconstruction.com) to help create access to one of the most beautiful locations on the east coast. . CHANCE round and square shaft helical piles were used to secure two massive ocean-side staircases in the huge sand dunes overlooking the Atlantic in Truro near the tip of Cape Cod.

With the acquisition of an adjacent home, the property owner engaged Augustus Construction and EAS to construct a pair of six platform staircases.   CHANCE 2.875” x .203” wall round shaft helical piles were used to secure them to the steep dunes.  The battered piles were CHANCE SS5 square shaft helical piles.  

Jill Bramblett of EAS said “Gaining easy access to the secluded beaches below adds great value.  There were a few challenges along the way… Augustus showed great skill in the installation… and the staircases are both beautiful and respectful of the natural habitat of the upper Cape.”


Conquering the Massive Dunes: Matching Cape Cod Staircases

Earth Anchoring Suppliers Augustus Construction

by Keith Dolan