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

Rio de la Plata Flood Control Project

Reconstructing the Rio de la Plata River Basin to prevent flooding Since 2007 the US Army Corps of Engineers have granted permits to study and perform supplemental environmental assessments (SEA), in efforts to reduce flood damage along Puerto Rico's Rio de la Plata River Basin. The rainy season torrential downpour combined with the steep headwater slopes along the banks, causes the river to overflow into the surrounding coastal towns. Currently, about 11 miles west of San Juan, there is $500 ... 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 rehoming 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 Oceanogr ... Read more

Something in the Water

Editor: Ashley Steele  ALCOSAN, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is expanding their water treatment facility in this phase-2 of the overall project.   This expansion will allow for an increase in capacity from 250 million gallons of water a day, to 480 million gallons of water a day. This extra capacity will assist in the overflows caused by excess stormwater and groundwater entering the system.   Richard Goettle,  ... Read more

The Foundations of Historic Hinchcliffe Stadium

Editor: Ashley Steele  Historic Hinchcliffe Stadium in Paterson, NJ is getting an incredibly special and overdue renovation. This is a $94 million redevelopment project that is designed to breathe new life into this notable piece of local sports history. This iconic stadium was once the home to the New York Black Yankees and the New York Cubans in the 1930s and 1940s. Making this stadium an integral piece of our history, which is the foundation of our great country and her diverse people ... 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

ICE® Comacchio CH450 Saves Lives

Hurricane Ida Damage was Catastrophic Editor: Ashley Steele Hurricane Ida caused a record $66 billion (about $200 per person in the USA) worth of damage to the northeast of the United States. It was the second most damaging hurricane to make landfall in the USA, just behind the damage caused to the gulf by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. To this day, portions of the Northeast are still working to recover from Ida's trail of destruction from the&n ... Read more

ICE® I-12 Diesel Impact helping to build the Marsh Road Bridge

Innovation outweighs Tribulation Editor: Ashley Steele The replacement of the southbound lanes of the Marsh Road Bridge is no easy task. In Bealeton, Virginia the Marsh Road Bridge is under a strict deadline and not even the weather wants to cooperate.  Caton Construction Group Inc. was up for this challenge.  This innovative team was awarded a $5 million dollar contract. The only catches were the new ... 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