September 20, 2019
- This month, ACK mobilized a crane barge to the Deer Island shore line and installed the temporary piles. The temporary piles were used in order to install the permanent piles in the correct locations. The permanent piles have now been installed
View of the supply barge.
View of false work. False work is a temporary system to ensure
piles are driven into the correct location.
View of the concrete headwall (on the bottom of the picture) and workers
preparing to install false work. The headwall is a foundation and a
retaining wall that will connect the pier to the public access path.
View of the vibratory hammer. The vibratory hammer is used to drive false
work and permanent piles into the ground and sea floor.
View of workers setting up a permanent pile to be driven into the sea floor.
View of the overall site. In the middle of the photo is the working badge.
The working barge houses the crane and vibratory hammer.
On the working barge workers prepare piles and false work for installation.