Boat Haulout Travel Lift Piers - U.S. Coast Guard

Project Name: Southwest Harbor Coast Guard Base

Summary: Boat Haulout Travel Lift Piers

Client: U.S. Coast Guard /
Prock Marine Company

Project Location: Southwest Harbor, ME

Services Provided:
•  Structural Design
•  Construction Services

Project Timeframe:
2002 - 2003

Relationship with Client: Since 2003

Kleinschmidt provided the design, calculations, and drawings for a design/build contract for a new marine travel lift facility at the Southwest Harbor Coast Guard Base. Kleinschmidt was selected as the design consultant to the general contractor, Prock Marine Company of Rockland, Maine under Coast Guard Contract DTCGGI-02-R-3WK189. The facility, which is designed to use a 35-ton travel lift initially, is capable of supporting a future 50-ton lift.

The piers are 60 feet and 90 feet long, respectively, and utilize steel piles and a concrete deck with a wood wave protection barrier.