Shrewsbury River Bridge Replacement

Shrewsbury River Bridge Replacement  Editor: Allison Braswell    One of the two emergency evacuation routes in Rumson, NJ utilized in times of flooding and coastal storms is deemed unsafe for use. The Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge stretches over the Shrewsbury River between the Borough of Rumson and the Borough of Sea Bright in Monmouth County, NJ. Built in 1950, the drawbridge's structural and functional limitations do not meet today's design standards and is ... Read more

Big Hammer to Stimulate NOLA

Big Hammer to Stimulate NOLA Editor: Allison Braswell Louisiana's transportation system, like every roadway in the USA, is the backbone of the state's economy. Maintaining aging bridges has become more difficult for all State DOTs (Department of Transportation) with the increase in personal vehicles. Built in 1960, the swing bridge over Amite River in French Settlement, LA has seen its fair share of motorists. In fact, it is no longer considered structurally capable of supporting its ... Read more

Hurricane Michael: Rebuilding the Panhandle

Hurricane Michael: Rebuilding the Panhandle Editor: Allison Braswell In 2022, the Florida Panhandle is still recovering from the devastating 2018 Category-5 Hurricane, Michael, with Mexico Beach suffering the brunt of its fury. Nearly every house within this beach community was flattened, turning the coast into a 3-mile field of debris and ruins. Although the beach's recovery has come a long way in the past 4 years, there is still a long way to go before the area is fully restored. D ... Read more

Dundalk Marine Terminal is Efficiency Bound

Dundalk Marine Terminal is Efficiency Bound  Editor: Allison Braswell  The 570-acre Dundalk Marine Terminal is the largest and most versatile cargo facility at the Port of Baltimore, it is also one of the top 10 busiest terminals in the nation. It is not unusual for semi-trailer truck drivers to wait for up to eight hours to pick up shipping containers that cargo ships unload onto the terminal due to the sheer volume housed on every vessel. Not only does the heavy tra ... Read more

3 Points of Contact

3 Points of Contact Bridge construction team reinvents mobility and driven pile control Editor: Debbie Reaney Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc., based out of Wilmington, NC, was awarded a new project in July 2021 on behalf of Effingham County and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to help increase residential and business access to the rapidly growing Rincon community. Selected due to their past work with GDOT infrastructure projects across the state, including H ... Read more

Twice the ICE®

Editor: Debbie Reaney A major access route to the NJ Turnpike, I-95 and northern Ocean County is in the process of receiving a facelift. Sharon Station Road, in Allentown, NJ, will be wider, safer, and more beautiful once construction is completed. The replacement of 3 bridges, the addition of a roundabout, and the widening of the road, all complete with landscaping upgrades, will turn this stretch of well-traveled road into an efficient and scenic way to traverse this portion of New Jersey ... Read more

Creating Safer Recreational Grounds in Lower Manhattan

Creating Safer Recreational Grounds in Lower Manhattan  Editor: Allison Braswell    As sea levels are on the rise due to coastal storms and other threats posed by climate change, the City of New York is taking action to protect parks, neighborhoods, and vegetation across 2.4 miles of Manhattan's East Side against storm damage and flooding. Beginning in Fall 2020, the $1.45-billion East Side Coastal Resiliency Project involves elevating East River Park, ins ... Read more

ICE® I-125 Driving Against the Current

ICE® I-125 Driving Against the Current  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Recently, the Buckeye, LLP Terminal in Jacksonville, FL expanded their docking locations to facilitate the movement of more cargo. This terminal is primarily used for liquid petroleum products, which are in high demand as the spring and summer travel seasons approach. The overall project purpose was to make changes to the existing dock to improve the mooring for oil carrier vessels. The dock improvements sup ... Read more

Canal Street Ferry Terminal

Returning to drive to the finish  In October of 2021, APC Construction began the foundation work for a temporary dock to be used during construction of the new grand ferry terminal. APC used an ICE® 50B Vibratory Driver / Extractor, paired with the ICE® tier four (environmentally friendly) 580T Power Unit to drive caissons for a temporary dock for the ferry during the complex construction. The temporary dock, found in front of the Audubon Aquarium, served its purpose throughout all const ... Read more

University of Rhode Island’s New Pier

New research vessel docking facility stands on ICE® Narragansett Bay Campus at the University of Rhode Island is one of the top five oceanographic institutions in the U.S. In September, the Narragansett Bay Campus Pier hosted a sendoff celebration for the temporary re-homing of its Oceanic Research Vessel, the Endeavor, due to construction plans for a new docking pier.  Mohawk Northeast was contracted for this monumental project to replace the pier used by the Graduate School of Oce ... Read more