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520 Grand Opening

On Apr-2, PPM participated in the 520 Go Long event as a community sponsor to commemorate the Grand Opening of the SR 520 Floating Bridge; the world’s longest floating bridge at 7,710-ft. 30,000 curious individuals ventured out onto the bridge for the event.

PPM hosted a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selfie Station where bridge-goers could adorn themselves with the gear of the trade and snap a photo of themselves (or ask someone from PPM to do it for them). The station was a huge hit and attracted a steady crowd.

Throughout the day, kids and adults excitedly put on vests, hard


Beat the Bridge

Nordstrom is hosting its 34th Annual Beat the Bridge run benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to combat diabetes. Team members of  Pacific Pile & Marine have participated in this event since the company was founded, and most ran their first race before the doors of Pacific Pile & Marine were open for business. Many families are in some way touched by diabetes. This is an opportunity to come together as a community to make positively influence the outcome.

This year, Pacific Pile & Marine is proud to announce a family member of an employee is an Ambassador for


SR 520 Go Long

Seattle, WA - On April 2, 2016, the Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting a grand opening celebration marking completion of the new SR 520 Floating Bridge; the longest floating bridge in the world.

Pacific Pile & Marine is one of the celebration's sponsors. We are among a number of prominent companies making a difference to the local community. Our team will be hosting a rest-stop along the bridge to commemorate the significant progress of one of the region’s major infrastructure improvements.

The community will have an opportunity to run, bike, or walk across the bridge. The festivities taking


The Right Tool for the Job

Seattle, WA - Pacific Pile & Marine performed a Test Pile Program at Terminal 5 in support of construction planning for the future modernization at the Port. Pacific Pile & Marine crews installed 24" precast test piles up to 178' long for the project using an APE Model D100 Diesel Hammer which was sourced by valued vendor American Pile Driving Equipment Inc. based in Kent, WA.

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Tight Fit

Ballard, WA - Following the completion of the Test Pile Program in support of the future Seattle Multimodal Terminal construction at Colman Dock, Pacific Pile & Marine transferred the 200 ton series crawler cranes through the Ballard Locks en route to SR 520 floating bridge to resume construction of the West Approach Bridge North.



Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock

Seattle, WA - more than 5 million foot passengers used the Seattle Ferry Terminal in 2014. With anticipated ridership continuing to climb, a new terminal facility is of capital importance to the continued growth of the region.

Earlier this month, floating equipment was mobilized near the ferry terminal to conducting geotechnical investigation by installing temporary test piles signaling further progress on this project.

Earlier this fall, Hoffman-Pacific, JV, a joint venture between Hoffman Construction Company and Pacific Pile & Marine, was selected as the General Contractor/Construction Manager (GCCM) for the project to support WSF during final design and construction planning. Construction


Elliott Bay Test Pile Programs

Seattle, WA - Pacific Pile & Marine is working simultaneously on two test pile programs in preparation of  two of largest marine projects in Elliott Bay; the Terminal 5 Modernization project and Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock, both scheduled for construction in 2017.

Pacific Pile & Marine is the "Pacific" of joint-venture team Hoffman-Pacific, JV, the General Contractor/Construction Manager (GCCM) selected earlier this fall to support WSF during final design phases and to assist in plans for construction of the Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock.

More updates to follow on these significant test pile projects.


SR 520 Marine Work Reaches Project Milestone

Seattle, WA - Congratulations to all of those who have had a hand in the completion of the marine works on SR 520 West Approach Bridge North.

Pacific Pile & Marine crews completed casing installation yesterday with driving the final 12' diameter drilled shaft casting on the lake. 15 of the 16 drilled shaft cages have been set along with providing support to Malcolm Drilling for the concrete placement. The last shaft is scheduled to be installed sometime after Feb 15, 2016.

It has been exciting to see the hard work and dedication of so many Pacific Pile & Marine employees


ACEC 2016 Award

Seattle, WA - Congratulations to Reed Middleton, Inc. on their ACEC Award for the Ivar’s Pier 54 Seismic Upgrades and Renovation project which Pacific Pile & Marine performed as the General Contractor for the foundation and marine elements. The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Washington is a professional trade association representing consulting engineering, land surveying and affiliated scientific and planning firms statewide.

Washington’s 49th annual Engineering Excellence Awards was held Jan. 22 honoring 42 projects covering a wide range of engineering achievements. The Pier 54 project won a Bronze for Best in State.

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Pier Removal a Full Year Ahead of Schedule

Mukilteo, WA - Demolition of the existing pier is nearing completion; nearly a full year head of schedule. In a challenging construction climate where major infrastructure projects are more routinely seeking more time for completion, it's a welcome report.

“...they had exactly the right crew and equipment available at the right time,” says Nicole McIntosh who is overseeing the project for the ferry system.

Mukulteo sees an annual ridership of about 4 million passengers; the ferry systems busiest for vehicle traffic. To see full story, click here.