Maritime Academy

Project Overview

Challenge: Welding underwater, gaps in sheet piling

Solution: Underwater welders, shims were required

Let’s Dive right in. That was the case for Team Elmer’s when they were accepted as the contractor for the Maritime Academy Project that required underwater work.
The Maritime Academy is located on the shore of West Grand Traverse Bay, near the mouth of the Boardman River. The project involved construction of new mooring bollards on the existing dock. The existing dock was constructed of steel sheet piling, infilled with granular sand. The issue with the existing dock was that the ship, T/S State of Michigan was bouncing around from the waves while it was docked. The T/S State of Michigan is federally owned and NMC pays... Read more

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Project Details

CLIENT
Maritime Academy
LOCATION
Traverse City, MI
DESIGN ENGINEER
JJR
CONTRACT
458,696

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1.800.3ELMERS
231.943.3443
231.943.8975  Fax

P.O. Box 6150
3600 Rennie School Rd.
Traverse City, MI   49685