PIER J

 
 

PROJECT DETAILS

  • Project Client: The Port of Long Beach, California
  • Dredge Quantity: 13.75 million cubic yards
  • Vessel Type: Cutter Suction Dredge & Clamshell Dredge
  • Dredges Worked: Florida & No. 53

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

This project for the expansion of the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J involved: Construction of a 120-acre landfill, and construction of 12,000 feet of perimeter rock dikes for reclamation area; dredging and placement of 13,750,000 cubic yards of material for containment area, and dredging depths in excess of 90 feet. Controlled placement, coordinated with dike construction to create a solid foundation. Armor Rock Placement: 600,000 tons and dike Rock Placement: 1,700,000 tons.