Construction Information

Task: Demolish Existing Basin 5 Docks
Method: Bellingham Marine Industries will be cutting the existing Basin 5 docks from the existing piles, separating the fingers from the mainwalks, and cutting the mainwalks into smaller, more manageable sections which will then be floated across the Alamitos Bay Marina Channel to the Basin 3 Construction Staging Area at Gangway #34. Floats will be pulled from the water onto the land, and will be hauled away within a day by trucks, which will be traveling left onto Marina Drive from the Basin 3 parking lot, right onto 2nd Street, left onto Studebaker, and then onto the 22 Freeway.

  • Anticipated Dates: 11/4/13 to 11/18/13
  • Days/Times: M-F, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Task: Pull Piles
    Method: Utilizing the "Norseman", a 60ft. by 120ft., 117.5 ton, derrick barge and a pile driving hammer, either an APE X13 Hydraulic Impact Hammer or Junttan Model HHK5a, piles will be pulled one by one (vibrated out if necessary) and placed on Manson's Flat Barge #61. The flat barge will then be towed out of the marina where it will be offloaded onto long flat bed tractor-trailer trucks offsite. Both barges will be positioned/piloted by tug boat as necessary. Workers will park in Basin 3 and ferry over using small work boats.

    • Anticipated Dates: 11/19/2013 to 11/25/2013
    • Days/Times: M-F, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Task: Dredge Basin 5
      Method: Utilizing the "Vulcan", a 60ft. by 120ft., 117.5 ton, derrick barge affixed with a clam shell bucket, the contractor will dredge the Basin 5 area, protecting the remaining channel by placing a floating boom with a silt fence across the basin's entrance. Dredge spoils will be deposited into a dump scow barge with an estimated 1,200 cubic yards generated daily. The dredge spoils will then be taken to the Port of Long Beach where they will be deposited at a pre-approved site. Once dredging is completed, the barge will then begin removing excess rock from along the landside seawall, creating a shelf that will prevent future docks from contacting the rock at low tides. This excess rock will then be transferred by barge to Shoreline Marina where it will be placed in areas deficient of revetment rock. Both barges will be positioned/piloted by tug boat as necessary. Workers will park in Basin 3 and ferry over using small work boats.

      • Anticipated Dates: 11/26/2013 to 12/11/2013
      • Days/Times: M-F, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Task: Drive Piles
      Method: Utilizing the "Norseman", a 60ft. by 120ft., 117.5 ton, derrick barge and a pile driving hammer, either an APE X13 Hydraulic Impact Hammer or Junttan Model HHK5a, piles will be driven into location at an approximate rate of eight piles per day. Piles will arrive via Manson's Flat Barge which will be loaded off-site. Both barges will be positioned/piloted by tugboat as necessary. Workers will park in Basin 3 and ferry over using small work boats.

              • Anticipated Dates: 12/12/2013 to 12/18/2013
              • Days/Times: M-F, 7:00am to 6:00pm

              Task: Deliver Assemble Floats
              Method: Floats will arrive by flatbed tractor-trailer truck that will travel over-night from Dixon, California. These trucks will be staged in the parking lot just outside the Basin 3 Construction Staging Area overnight. Trucks will be traveling from the 22 freeway, exiting on Studebaker, turning right onto 2nd Street, left onto PCH, right onto Studebaker, right onto Marina Drive, and left into the parking lot. Trucks will be offloaded one by one by crane starting at 7:00am and the last truck should be offloaded no later than 4:00pm. Each truck will make its way back to Dixon, California once it has been offloaded traveling left onto Marina Drive from the parking lot, right onto 2nd Street, left onto Studebaker, and then to the 22 Freeway. Once in the water, floats will be assembled at Gangway #34 of Basin 3 into long mainwalk dock sections. Once assembled, these sections will be floated across the channel to Basin 5 for final assembly/installation.

              • Anticipated Dates: 12/12/2013 to 12/27/2013
              • Days/Times: M-F, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm