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Nov04

Dredging at Cap Sante Marina

Environmental dredging is scheduled to begin mid November at the Cap Sante Marina. Vessels moored at the northern docks at the Port of Anacortes have been moved in anticipation of the working consisting of dredging and dock repairs. Dredging will begin at M dock and progress east to N and O docks.

Testing results determined the material was unsuitable for open-water dredging. Contaminants are remnants of the lumber industry and protective vessel coatings. Approximately 5,100 CY of material will be dredged and transloaded  to rail cars for disposal in Roosevelt to relieve frequent grounding of dock floats at low tide.

Nov01

Adding Value in a Hard Bid Market

Pacific Pile & Marine was recently named apparent low bidder on the Portage Cove Harbor Expansion project. The Haines Borough staff say they are pleasantly surprised by bids for construction on the first phase of the small boat harbor expansion.

“We thought we had about $15 million for construction. Pacific Pile came in with all the add alternates at $13.2 million, which left us about $1.7 million for construction to either accommodate change orders or anything that may happen with the project, or use it for further development of the harbor,” said Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan.A resolution to award the

Oct30

ENR NW Award of Merit

Engineering News Record selected one of Pacific Pile & Marine's waterfront projects for an ENR Northwest's Regional Best Project. Pier 54 Piling and Apron Replacement project was selected for an Award of Merit in the Small Project (under $10M) category.

Pacific Pile & Marine will be receiving the award on December-13, at the W Seattle located at 1112 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. For more information, visit: Click here to learn more.

This project joins a long list of great projects we’re proud to have been a part of. Special recognition to the crew for such a successful project

Aug01

1 Million Hours

The Elliott Bay Seawall Project team surpassed the One Million Hour mark without a lost time injury. An incredible feat.

The GC/CM project for Seattle’s Department of Transportation is the reconstruction of the City of Seattle’s downtown Elliott Bay Seawall from S. Washington Street to the southern edge of Pier 63 Aquarium, consisting of constructing over 3,393 LF of seawall, one of the largest improved ground support system ever undertaken, a new earthquake-resistant cast-in-place and precast seawall system that will support the street and right-of-way, provide access to waterfront piers, improve marine habitat, support upland uses and new infrastructure utilities.

Jul20

Massey Creek Floodwall

Congratulations to the Pacific Pile & Marine crew for successful completion of the Massey Creek Floodwall. They overcame difficult driving conditions, tight access, and material challenges to complete a quality product safely and on budget.

Jun15

Ketchikan Dam

Work is underway on a dam project located on Revillagigedo Island at the head of Carroll Inlet to increase hydroelectric lake storage. Water levels had to be lowered in order to access the work area.

The Swan Lake Hydroelectric Facility is a 22 MW facility with a concrete thin arch dam, intake, tunnel, penstock and powerhouse. The site is only accessible by float plane or boat. PPM was contracted to perform concrete demolition work on the spillway; construct a new reinforced concrete center pier; place reinforced concrete on the wing walls, modify and seal existing parapet walls; and install embedded

May19

What Do Runners Eat Before a Race?

What do runners eat before a race? Nothing...they fast...Jokes aside, Saturday, May-14 was the 34th Annual Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes is a fundraiser for JDRF. This year's route was slightly different with the completion of the University Link Light Rail overpass. It was a special year, as one of PPM's own by extension was an Ambassador for the event. Vice-President and Chief Design Engineer, Steve Spencer, P.E.'s daughter did an outstanding job leading up to and at the event. The 2016 Beat the Bridge Ambassador video can be seen by following the link below:

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May08

Rapid Load Testing at T5

Rapid load testing is being performed as a component of the Terminal 5 Test Pile Program. Learn more about it from the Port of Seattle here: Rapid Load Testing.

May08

T5 Hits Major Milestone

The Terminal 5 Test Pile Program has completed all the scheduled statnamic pile testing reaching a major milestone on the project. The pile installation is moving forward as scheduled.

Apr07

Ivar’s Newest Attraction

A new waterfront viewer was mounted at the NW corner of the Pier 54 apron for all to use. The apron was restored by Pacific Pile & Marine as part of the construction package issued to seismically improve the pier in preparation of the recently completed renovation which was the largest in 77 years.

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