C&W News (2013)

NOVEMBER 2013 MAY 2014

PORT OF LONG BEACH BERTH B84-B87 TESORO FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS

 

SCOPE OF WORK

C&W Diving was contracted to perform concrete pile repairs (Fox Industries FX-70); underwater welding of angle iron supports to whalers (IAW AWS D3.6 ); and installation of pile rub strips.

 

REQUIREMENTS

The project was carried out in two phases (to maintain a section of usable pier). C&W provided two dive teams with AWS D3.6 certifications to wet-weld steel angle iron that connected the new concrete piles to the whaler system. C&W also carried out concrete pile cleaning, inspection and repairs to the existing concrete piles. C&W used Fox Industries FX-70 for the repairs. The majority of piles required a 3.5 deep excavation and installation of friction collars.

 

LOCATION: Berth B84-B87 Port of Long Beach, CA

PERFORMANCE PERIOD: 6 months

 

POINT OF CONTACT:

Kiewit (General Construction)

Kalen Hollinberger

(253) 943-4200

 

NOVEMBER 2012 JANUARY 2013

REPAIR HOLES IN QUAYWALL BETWEEN PIERS 3 & 4

Naval Base San Diego, Ca


2013

 

SCOPE OF WORK

C & W Diving was contracted to perform cleaning, inspection, fabricate and install forms for holes in PZ-27 type sheet pile that make up quaywall between piers 3 & 4 at Naval Base san Diego.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A dive crew mobilized to Naval Base San Diego and began inspection of the steel sheet pile that made up the quaywall between piers 3 & 4. The space between the steel sheet and the concrete sheet pile was originally thought to have a cementius type fill but this had been eroded and C&Ws crew was required to prepare the forms for underwater grouting operations.

 

Once forms were all placed and valves attached to forms grout was poured in three lifts to ensure that it cured properly, rock pockets and spalling were minimized. C&W performed all work under projected contract scheduling time frame in a professsional and efficient manner.

 

PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:6 Weeks

 

POINT OF CONTACT:

Buena Vista Contractors

1165 Volmer Peak Ct.

Chula Vista, Ca. 91913

 

JULY 2013 OCTOBER 2013

PIER 12 PILE INSPECTION & REPAIRS

 

SCOPE OF WORK

C&W Diving was contracted to perform cleaning , inspection , and repairs to 18 Octagonal concrete piles at Pier 12 Naval Base, San Diego. C&W was also required to salvage a dock from the bottom of the bay.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A dive crew mobilized to Naval base san Diego and began cleaning and inspecting over 200 octagonal concrete piles. Once the piles were inspected, C&W repaired damaged concrete piles using Denso SeaShield 550.

 

LOCATION: Naval Base San Diego, CA

PERFORMANCE PERIOD: 4 months

 

POINT OF CONTACT:

Manson Construction

Brad Hunter

(562) 762-5241

 

 

JUNE 2013 DECEMBER 2013

SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE TEMPORARY FOUNDATION DEMOLITION

 

SCOPE OF WORK

C&W Diving was contracted to remove over 200 steel piles (up 48-inch diameter x 1.5-inch thick). C&W utilized a 5-man dive team using surface decompression.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A dive crew mobilized a deep water surface-supplied diving system with two decompression chambers. All steel piles required a 1-meter excavation and ultrathermic underwater cutting.

 

LOCATION: Oakland Bay, CA

PERFORMANCE PERIOD:7 months

 

POINT OF CONTACT:

American Bridge/Flour JV

Scott Tudor

(510) 808-4596

 


 

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