Doing the “Unsinkable”

The ICE® 44B helps to drive foundations for the McClees Bridge crossing the Navesink River  Editor:  Ashley Steele A major roadway has been receiving updates for the last year and a half to help build infrastructure in Red Bank, NJ.  Traffic has been detoured around the construction happening on the Navesink River.  The McClees Creek Bridge is part of a larger project, centered around the replacement of several bridges in Monmouth County.  The county is responsible f ... Read more

The Port of Baltimore Grows

Editor: Ashley Steele  The Port of Baltimore is one of the nation's busiest seaports, handling all types of cargo and passengers at its facilities. As the COVID pandemic continues, ships are being diverted to this Baltimore location to be unloaded and reloaded, due to other ports lacking the capacity. Currently in the execution phase of a $200 million project in marine construction, dredging, and infrastructure upgrades, the Port of Baltimore supports over 150,000 jobs and brings in over ... Read more

Harker’s Island Bridge

NC First Carbon Pile Driven with ICE   Editor: Ashley Steele  Harker's Island in Beaufort NC is creating new connections and making firsts with new pile technology Carbon Fiber enforced Concrete. Carbon reinforced concrete is a composite material consisting of carbon fiber fabrics or bars combined with fine-grained concrete enabling varied shapes and a higher load-bearing capacity. This will make this new Harker's Island the first bridge in North Carolina with carbon fibers in ... Read more

ICE® 50B Drives the Dam Piles

Editor: Ashley Steele Frequent and continual repairs keep Dams operating at peak performance but there are some unexpected replacements that pose a tricky situation. The Keystone Diversion Dam in Ogallala, Nebraska has encountered just that, an unexpected gate replacement. This replacement is necessary to maintain all functionality, keeping in mind, this is a beast of a project when so much water i ... Read more

Illinois Largest Infrastructure Project

Mega McCluggage Bridge built with ICE® Vibratory McCluggage Bridge in East Peoria has been under construction since 2019 and is one of Illinois largest infrastructure projects. The $167 million project will reconstruct the original bridge built during World War II and is currently servicing over 20,000 vehicles a day. The structure will bring the East Peoria community a new modern bridge that focuses on th ... Read more

Making Waves

Helping new customers choose the right equipment for the job! Editor: Ashley Steele The Sunset Bay Marina in Hull, Massachusetts is a full-service marina with over 200 slips and moorings, winter storage, boat service and repair, and a restaurant all only 10 minutes away from downtown Boston. To keep the vessels docked here throughout the year safe, new wave attenuators were put in to dispel the waves from reaching the marina at full force. Atlantic Coast Tug, a newly formed&nb ... Read more

Bridging the Gap to Safer Communities

Editor: Ashley Steele The town of Randolph, Nebraska is working to remove residential homes from the flood plain.  This is a multi-phase project to help revive interest in the area and bring new homeowners safer living conditions and assist them with instant equity by increasing property values.  The project is community driven by a small increase in sales tax while offering huge benefit to the community. The first phase of the project includes five (5)&nb ... Read more

Coming Down the Pipe

Editor: Ashley Steele Downtown Tacoma, Washington is looking to create a sustainable future for their city and residents. A new stormwater pipeline will help to reduce flooding and improve surface water conveyance capacity for future growth in the downtown area. The 72" diameter pipeline will empty into a newly constructed outfall for the Thea Foss Waterway. James W. Fowler, based out of Oregon, is working with the city to design and ... Read more

Methanol Plant Expansion with ICE® 44

Reduces new construction to have one of the lowest CO2 emissions ever. Methanex is a Canadian methanol manufacturer that operates two plants on site in Geismar, LA and has changed expansion plans saving them hundreds of millions. The world's largest producer and supplier of methanol had planned to build a third plant in Geismar with a budget of $1.4 billion, but after a global pandemic and reevaluation construction was ... Read more

Trading Up

Editor: Ashley Steele  Mumford and Miller had been using an ICE® 612 Vibratory Driver/Extractor for over 30 years.  When the company, based out of Middletown, Delaware, won the bid to replace the Garrison boat ramp they decided it was time to trade up for something newer and stronger.  The job in Dover, Delaware is part of a larger project to refresh and reconstruct the area on the Garrisons Lake.  It will include a new boat ramp, installation of a courte ... Read more