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DEMOLITION TURBIDITY CONTROL

2016-2017

Challenges:

  • Turbidity NTE 30% increase

  • Deep water, significant currents

  • Buried obstructions precluded sheet pile

  • Silt curtain not effective enough

  • Pressing project schedule

Solutions:

  • Bottom-sealing filter barriers

  • Designed to perform for the 6-month project schedule, allowing for cost-saving design elements

  • Responsive to schedule needs

Outcome:

  • No project exceedances

  • In-water maintenance allowed performance to continue for an unplanned extension from 6 to 18 months

  • Bulky underwater debris complications addressed without compromise in performance