New Bridge & Protected Fish

New Bridge & Protected Fish  Editor: Debbie Reaney    Vancouver-based contractor, Cascade Bridge, who specializes in bridge construction and rehabilitation was recently chosen to replace the century-old Cherrylane Bridge off U.S. Highway 12 near Lenore, ID. The original Cherrylane Bridge, which sees approximately 350 vehicles a day, is 15.4 feet wide and stretches 788 feet across the Clearwater River. Constructed in 1919 and last rehabilitated in 1978, ... Read more

Modernizing Water Infrastructure

Modernizing Water Infrastructure  Fish Curtain on the Connecticut  Editor: Allison Braswell  An aging 1938 pump station on the Connecticut River is nearing the end of its useful life, including the three river crossing pipes that carry wastewater from the pump station to the appropriate wastewater treatment facility. Because of the sewage system's poor state, there have been instances of rainwater forcing sewage to overflow into the river and complaints of substandard drinkin ... Read more

ICE® 416 Helps Boaters and Fish Stay Safe

Editor: Ashley Steele  Fishing is one of North America's top-rated outdoor recreation activities. While we sometimes forget that it is the fish hatcheries that play an instrumental role in making sure fish remain a sustainable food source for people and wildlife. It is these US (United States) hatcheries that provide just enough for sport enthusiasts to throw in a line from time to time without major environmental penalties. The Welaka National Fish Hatchery in Florida is committed to ... Read more

Salmon Pens Installed in Puget Sound

Fish Net Pens on the Seattle Waterfront in Puget Sound Installed Using an ICE 14D Vibratory Pile Hammer Editor Alix Bemis The Muckleshoot and Suquamish Native American Tribes conceptualized a project to enhance the Coho Salmon run in the Puget Sound. The purpose was to benefit their Tribes with their gill nets and to enhance the sport fishing in the Puget Sound region.  Innovasea, a pioneer in developing end-to-end solutions for aqu ... Read more

ICE® Saves the Trout

ICE® Saves the Trout Editor Alix Bemis Caribou Springs, LLC provides sensible, sustainable, and economically viable watershed solutions which include planning, permitting, implementing, and monitoring of stream restoration and enhancement projects. Caribou Springs LLC is pictured here using an ICE® Model 14 Vibratory Pile Hammer and an ICE® Model 40 Clamp to drive inverted trees on the Connecticut Watershed  ... Read more

Stratton Lock and Dam Construction

Stratton Lock and Dam Construction Editor - Alix Bemis Project installs new dam gates and extend lock to reduce wait times for boat traffic and stop erosion issues The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is overseeing construction on a $16.7 million improvement project at the Stratton Lock and Dam on the Fox River in McHenry County.  Under the supervision of the IDNR Office of Water Resources, Kiewit Infrastructure Company of Chicago is managing the construction of the St ... Read more