Pile Driving Contractors Association
Pile Driving Contractors Association
P.O. Box 66208
Orange Park, FL 32065
Toll Free:888-311-7322
Email info@piledrivers.org

General Publications

Installation Specifications for Driven Pile
(373 KB)


PDCA Specification 103-07: Prepared by the PDCA Technical Committee specifically for use on private projects.

Information for the General Public
(229 KB)


This contractor pamphlet can be downloaded and printed for distribution to jobsite neighbors providing useful information on pile driving operations.


Timber Pile Design and Constructions Manual


This Timber Pile Design and Construction Manual has been developed by the American
Wood Preservers Institute (AWPI) as its official recommendation for Timber Piling
Design and Construction.
NCHRP Synthesis 418
Developing Production Pile Driving
Criteria From Test Pile Data

Nationwide practices vary widely for developing and using production pile driving criteria.  This report gathered and synthesized the current practices various states use, allowing other states/agencies to identify the common elements as well as the differences, advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
Evaluation of Lightweight Aggregate
Concrete For Precast, Prestressed
Driven Piles  -  
Neill A. Belk

Research into the use of lightweight concrete in the construction of precast, prestressed concrete piles.  This paper addresses potential benefits such as additional strength gain, enhanced durability and pile weight reduction.  It also addresses driveability considerations related to the use of lightweight concrete.