Camp Arcadia

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Project Overview

Challenge: Waves and wind

Solution: Waterfront deck to block waves

Team Elmer’s headed out to camp, creating a new facelift for Camp Arcadia’s waterfront. Camp Arcadia is located in Northwest Michigan on the sandy shores of Lake Michigan. Team Elmer’s worked on 780ft of their shoreline and installed 5,000 ton of stone 6ft below water level. They also installed sheet piling which was placed 250ft in front of the deck.
The crew faced weather complications, such as high winds, causing waves to disrupt their work environment. There was also very limited access for trucks to enter the job site. Team Elmer’s subcontracted the concrete finish work out to Bella Concrete. Bella Con... Read more

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Project Details

Lutheran Camp Association
Arcadia, MI
Smithgroup JJR

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3600 Rennie School Rd.
Traverse City, MI   49685