Dock Rebuild Updates

Construction Updates

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Final installation of bullrail and chain ladders
  • Paving between apron slab and wharf along the length of Warehouse No. 1
  • Apron slab joint sealing
  • Final welding of Type 1 fender piles
  • Re-alignment and final installation of north and south aluminum catwalks
  • Formwork removal, cone tie patching, and general concrete clean-up.
  • High mast light pole foundation reinforcing and formwork
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

Main construction activities next week are:

  • Preparation for arrival of next vessel, Star Fuji (on or about September 14th)
  • Formwork removal and concrete cleanup
  • High mast light foundation concrete pours
  • Domestic water tie-in
  • Removal of temporary north fire hydrant
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF AUGUST 29, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Installation of fenders on wharf and gangway landing platfrom
  • Installation of bullrail, handrail, and chain ladders
  • Ongoing storm water and fire water system installation
  • Commenced preparation of base for final asphalt paving
  • New warehouse apron slab concrete pour
  • Removal of all falsework piles
  • Cleaning of the wharf deck in preparation for arrival of trial vessel
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF AUGUST 22, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Installation of fenders on wharf and gangway landing platform
  • Installation of aluminum catwalks to mooring dolphins
  • Installation of bullrail, handrail, and chain ladders
  • Ongoing storm water system installation
  • Pressure testing and chlorination of domestic and fire water systems
  • Start of upland paving at north end of wharf
  • Preparation of apron slab for concrete pour
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF AUGUST 15, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Completion of all deck topping concrete pours
  • Installation of Gangway Landing Span
  • Survey completed by vessel mounted multi-beam to confirm depth in berthing area
  • Removal of silt curtains and fender logs due to completion of in water works
  • Completion of reinforcing and formwork for new concrete apron slab adjacent to Warehouse No. 1
  • Removal of formwork and falsework for gangway landing platform
  • Installation of reinforcing and formwork for high mast light pole
  • Ongoing fire water system installation
  • Completion of backfilling on relieving slab
  • Starting installation of transfer plates to connect the dock to the land
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF AUGUST 8, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Completion of bulkhead wall relieving slab reinforcement and concrete
  • Completion of gangway landing platform reinforcement and  concrete
  • Ongoing deck topping formwork installation
  • Deck topping installation:
    • Deck topping strips above pile caps complete up to Bent No. 11
    • Deck topping infill strips complete up to Bent No. 5
  • Base preparation for new concrete apron slab adjacent Warehouse No. 1
  • Apron slab reinforcing installation on southern 1/3 of new slab
  • Installation of handrail on south mooring dolphin
  • Ongoing fire water system installation
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

Main construction activities next week are:

  • Ongoing Deck topping formwork and concrete work
  • Installation of backfill above the bulkhead wall relieving slab
  • Ongoing fire water, domestic water, and storm water systems installation
  • Ongoing Apron slab base preparation
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF AUGUST 2, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Ongoing deck topping formwork installation
  • Second stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 12.5 to 16 (Concrete cope beam complete)
  • Installation of general fill and base behind cope beam for relieving slab
  • Installation of relieving slab reinforcing cages (~75% complete)
  • Completed gangway landing platform pile cap reinforcing and commenced final formwork installation
  • Ongoing installation of fire water, domestic water, and storm water systems
  • Installation of fender piles for Type 1 fenders
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JULY 25, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Ongoing deck topping reinforcing and formwork installation
  • Completion of bulkhead wall cope beam reinforcing.
  • Second stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 6.5 to 12.5
  • First stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 12.5 to 16
  • Prefabrication of bulkhead wall relieving slab reinforcing cages
  • Installation of subbase material on working platform behind bulkhead wall
  • Started gangway landing platform pile cap reinforcing
  • Ongoing installation of fire water, domestic water, and storm water systems
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JULY 18, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Second stage pile cap pour on Bent No. 16 (Second stage pile caps complete)
  • Ongoing deck topping reinforcing and formwork installation
  • Ongoing bulkhead wall cope beam reinforcing and formwork installation
  • Second stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 1 to 6.5
  • First stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 6.5 to 12.5
  • Completion of concrete falsework for gangway landing platform
  • Poured concrete pile plugs on gangway landing platform piles
  • Installation of fire water, domestic water, and storm water lines on the south half of wharf
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JULY 11, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Second stage pile cap pour on Bent Nos. 12, 13, 14, and 15
  • Ongoing deck topping reinforcing installation
  • Ongoing bulkhead wall cope beam reinforcing and formwork installation
  • First stage bulkhead wall cope beam pour on Bent Nos. 1 to 7
  • Ongoing installation of concrete falsework for gangway landing platform
  • Installation of fire water, domestic water, and storm water lines on north half of wharf
  • Started installation of the outfall on the north oil/grit separator
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JULY 4, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Second stage pile cap pour on Bent Nos. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11
  • Completion of precast deck panel installation
  • Ongoing deck topping reinforcing installation
  • Ongoing falsework/formwork installation for the bulkhead wall concrete cope beam (Soffit and one side form complete)
  • Commenced bulkhead wall cope beam reinforcing installation
  • Removal of formwork and falsework from south mooring dolphin
  • Installed rubbing timbers and placed steel bullrail on south mooring dolphin
  • Commenced installation of concrete falsework on gangway landing platform
  • Commenced storm water system installation
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JUNE 27, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • Second stage pile cap pour on Bent Nos. 3, 4, and 5
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 15 and 16
  • Commenced installation of deck topping reinforcing
  • Ongoing falsework/formwork installation for the bulkhead wall concrete cope beam
  • Backfill and compaction of fill above bulkhead wall anchor rods between Bent Nos. 8 and 12 (anchor installation and main backfilling of bulkhead wall is complete)
  • Installation of precast deck panels (80% complete)
  • Completion of Gangway Landing Platform piles (all pipe pile installation is complete)
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JUNE 20, 2016

Main construction activities this week were:

  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 15 and 16 (First stage pile caps complete)
  • Second stage pile cap pour on Bent Nos. 1 and 2
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 13 and 14
  • South mooring dolphin pile cap concrete pour
  • Commenced falsework/formwork for the bulkhead wall concrete cope beam
  • Backfill and compaction of fill above bulkhead wall anchor rods between Bent Nos. 5 and 8
  • Excavation and installation of bulkhead wall anchor rods between Bent Nos. 8 and 12
  • Installation of precast deck panels (73% complete)
  • Final driving of two gangway landing platform piles
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JUNE 13, 2016

Dock construction completion on track for end of August.

Main construction activities this week were:

  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 13 and 14
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent Nos. 14, 15, and 16
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 11 and 12
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 15 and 16
  • Completed installation of south mooring dolphin pile cap reinforcing
  • Excavation for installation of bulkhead wall anchor rods between Bent Nos. 5 and 8
  • Installation of precast deck panels (60% complete)
  • Final driving of three gangway landing platform piles
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JUNE 6, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 11 and 12
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent Nos. 13
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 9 and 10
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 13 and 14
  • Installation of south mooring dolphin formwork and falsework
  • Pile plug concrete pour on south mooring dolphin
  • Started installation of south mooring dolphin pile cap reinforcing
  • Excavation and installation of bulkhead wall anchor rods between Bent Nos. 1 and 5
  • Started installation of precast deck panels
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MAY 30, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 9 and 10
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent Nos. 11 and 12
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 7 and 8
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 11 and 12
  • Pile cap pour on north mooring dolphin
  • Removal of north mooring dolphin pile cap formwork and falsework.
  • Backfill and compaction of material above anchor rods on bulkhead wall between Bent Nos. 12 and 16
  • Commenced bulkhead wall excavation between Bent Nos. 1 and 5
  • Started high mast light foundation north of the wharf
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MAY 23, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Installation of Gangway Landing Platform 7 starter sections of pile
  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 7 and 8
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent No. 8, 9 and 10
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 9 and 10
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 5 and 6
  • Installation of bollards on the north Mooring Dolphin
  • Excavation of material between bulkhead wall and anchor wall Bent Nos. 12 and 16
  • Installation of filter fabric, drain rock, anchor rods and anchor rod hardware between Bent Nos. 12 and 16
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MAY 16, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Bent: A bent is part of the dock substructure and is comprised of a group of piles installed in a single line, connected at their tops with a pilecap forming a single rigid frame that supports a vertical load. Bents are placed transverse to the length of the structure and are designed to support the deck of the dock.
  • Installation of Gangway Landing Platform falsework and driving frame, and 3 starter sections of pile
  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 5 and 6
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent No. 7
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos. 7 and 8
  • Installation of pile cap reinforcing on the north Mooring Dolphin
  • Final cut-off of wharf piles up to Bent No. 16
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MAY 9, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Bulkhead anchor wall sheet pile installation (100% complete)
  • Installation of bulkhead wall shear plates and riser plates
  • Completion of north catwalk support pile driving
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock, and riprap (100% complete)
  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 3 and 4
  • Installation of pile cap formwork and falsework on Bent Nos 5 and 6
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent No. 6
  • Installation of pile cap reinforcing on Bent Nos. 6
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework from Bent Nos 3 and 4
  • Installation of North and South Dolphin soffit formwork

WEEK OF MAY 2, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Bulkhead anchor wall sheet pile installation (~90% complete)
  • Installation of bulkhead wall shear plates and weep holes
  • Completion of south mooring dolphin pile driving
  • Completion of south catwalk support pile driving
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock, and riprap
  • Installation of pile cap reinforcing on Bent Nos. 3 and 4
  • First stage pile cap concrete pour on Bent Nos. 1 and 2
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent No. 4
  • Removal of pile cap formwork and falsework from Bent Nos 1 and 2
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF APRIL 25, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Completion of bulkhead wall sheet pile installation
  • Commencement of anchor wall sheet pile installation (~75% complete)
  • Completion of north mooring dolphin pile driving and ongoing pile driving on south mooring dolphin
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock, and riprap
  • Installation of pile cap formwork on Bent No. 4
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent No. 3
  • Installation of first stage pile cap reinforcing on Bent Nos. 1 and 2
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF APRIL 18, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling for mooring dolphins (bed splices complete)
  • Installation of bulkhead wall sheet piles (~95% of main wall started with ~75% driven to completion)
  • Production pile driving on south and north mooring dolphin
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock, and riprap
  • Installation of pile cap formwork on Bent Nos. 1, 2, and 3
  • Pile plug concrete pour on Bent Nos. 1 and 2

WEEK OF APRIL 11, 2016

The main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling for mooring dolphins
  • Installation of bulkhead wall sheet piles (~65% of main wall started with ~55% driven to completion)
  • Production pile driving on south mooring dolphin
  • Installation of north mooring dolphin driving frame and start of production pile driving
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock and start of riprap placement
  • Preparation of falsework materials for cast-in-place concrete pile caps
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF APRIL 4, 2016

The main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Completion of wharf pile driving – a key milestone reached!
  • Installation of steel sheet pile bulkhead wall (49% of main wall started with 17% completed)
  • Installation of south mooring dolphin driving frame and start of production piling
  • Installation of filter and scour protection rock
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MARCH 28, 2016

The main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Production pile driving at Bent No.’s 13 through 16 (90% of Wharf piles started with 80% driven to design tip elevation)
  • Installation of steel sheet pile bulkhead wall
  • Removal of temporary Construction Trestle No. 2
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MARCH 21, 2016

The main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Production pile driving at Bent No.’s 11 through 15 (79% of Wharf piles started with 74% driven to design tip elevation)
  • Installation of scour protection rock and filter rock
  • Demolition of portions of the original timber bulkhead wall
  • Started installation of the steel sheet pile bulkhead wall
  • Started removal of temporary Construction Trestle No. 2
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MARCH 14, 2016

The main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Production pile driving at Bent Nos. 7 through 11 (69% or Wharf piles started with 54% driven to design tip elevation)
  • Electrical service installation completed
  • Installation of scour protection rock and filter rock
  • Demolition of portion of original timber bulkhead wall
  • Removal of temporary Construction Trestle No. 1
  • Final cut-off of production piles on Bent Nos. 1 to 3
  • Installation of pile plug formwork on Bent Nos. 1 to 3
  • Mobilization of second marine derrick and crane, and additional land crane
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF MARCH 7, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Falsework installation for Bent Nos. 10 and 11 pile driving frames
  • Production pile driving at Bent Nos. 1 through 11 (59% or Wharf piles started with 39% driven to design tip elevation)
  • Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) load testing on production piles
  • Electrical service installation (New electrical feed cable pulled)
  • Installation of scour protection rock and filter rock
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Main construction activities for this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Falsework installation for Bent Nos. 7, 8, and 9 pile driving frames
  • Production pile driving at Bent Nos. 1 through 8 (50% or Wharf piles started with 22% driven to design tip elevation)
  • Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) load testing on production piles
  • Electrical service installation (civil work for new duct bank is complete)
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing) – herring eggs in work site have hatched out, certain in-water works have resumed.

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Falsework installation for Bent No. 4, 5 and 6 pile driving frames
  • Production pile driving at Bent No. 4, 5 and 6
  • CPT verification testing of densification
  • Electrical service installation
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing) – certain in-water works have been suspended until herring eggs hatch out.

Local Suppliers:

  • Coast Aggregates – Aggregate Supplier
  • Cardinal Concrete – Cast in Place Concrete Supplier
  • Alpine Paving – Asphalt
  • Alta Lake – Electrical Subcontractor
  • Triton Automotive & Industrial – Construction Consumables
  • Executive Suites and August Jack Motor Inn – Crew Accommodations

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Falsework installation for Bent No. 2 and 3 pile driving frame
  • Production pile driving at Bent No. 1, 2 and 3 including impact pile driving
  • Electrical service installation
  • Demolition of concrete apron slab outside Warehouse 1
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing) – certain in-water works have been suspended until herring eggs hatch out.

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE – February 18, 2016

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • CPT performance testing of densification
  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Production pile driving at Bent No. 1 including impact pile driving
  • Shoreline protection work including placement of filter and scour rock
  • Started electrical service installation
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Completion of production densification
  • CPT performance testing of densification
  • Completion of temporary construction trestles
  • Splicing of production pipe piling
  • Start of production pile driving at Bent No. 1
  • Start of shoreline protection work including placement of filter and scour rock
  • Environmental monitoring (ongoing)

WEEK OF JANUARY 25, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Production densification
  • Completion of temporary construction Trestle No. 4
  • Start installation of temporary construction Trestle No. 3
  • Splicing of production pipe piling

WEEK OF JANUARY 18, 2016

Main construction activities this week:

  • Production densification
  • Completion of temporary construction Trestle No. 2
  • Start installation of temporary construction Trestle No. 4
  • Splicing of production and temporary pipe piling
  • Installation of falsework for production pile driving

WEEK OF JANUARY 11, 2016

Main construction activities this week (through Saturday) are as follows:

  • Post-densification Cone Penetration Testing in Trial Area No. 3 and re-testing in Trial Area No. 2
  • Production densification
  • Completion of temporary construction Trestle No. 1
  • Start installation of temporary construction Trestle No. 2
  • Splicing of production and temporary pipe piling

WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2016

Main construction activities in the last week:

  • Densification in Trial Area No. 3 to optimize densification methodology
  • Densification along the top of bank south of Trial Area No. 3
  • Erection of temporary construction Trestle No. 1
  • Completion of pipe splicing bed

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE – January 4, 2016

WEEK OF DECEMBER 28, 2015

  • Post Trial Area #2 densification CPT (Cone Penetration Testing).
  • No major construction activities planned this week.
  • Happy Holidays!

WEEK OF DECEMBER 21, 2015

Main construction activities in the last week:

  • Post trial densification CPT (Cone Penetration Testing).
  • Trial Area #2 densification.
  • Production densification along the shoreline.
  • Installation of false work piles for temporary trestles.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 14, 2015

Main construction activities in the last week:

  • Demolition of shoreline concrete structures.
  • Post trial densification Cone Penetration Testing.
  • Assembly of second land based crane to be utilized for production densification.
  • Installation of false work piles for temporary trestles.

WEEK OF DECEMBER 7, 2015

Main construction activities in the last week:

  • Completion of densification probing in the trial densification area.
  • Completion of densification stone placement on the seabed.
  • Installation of temporary fire hydrants.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30, 2015

Main construction activities in the last week:

  • Densification probing in the trial densification area.
  • Placement of densification stone on the seabed.
  • Temporary capping of the domestic and fire water lines.
  • Received coated piling pipe on site direct from vessel, the Darling River

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23, 2015

Main construction activities this week:

  • Mobilization of 200t land based crane and densification equipment.
  • Completion of pre-densification benchmark testing (Cone Penetration Testing).
  • Placement of densification stone on the seabed.
  • Installation of electrical line monitoring points.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16, 2015

Main construction activities this week:

  • Completed silt curtain installation.
  • Installed construction fencing and barricades to delineate the construction area and Squamish Terminals operations area.
  • Removed existing shoreline protection from the new construction area.
  • Commenced installation of densification stone on the existing seabed and stockpiled a portion on land for future use.

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9, 2015

November 13, 2015 – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (FRPD) has mobilized their Marine Derrick – Re McKenzie to Squamish Terminals. Installation of temporary pilings and fender logs are underway; to which a silt curtain will be attached to contain sediment within the dock rebuild area before in water works commence. On land FRPD is in the process of setting up its work area including temporary buildings and fencing.

November 9, 2015 – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (FRPD) wishes to advise mariners that we will be working at Squamish Terminals, to rebuild the East Dock, starting Monday, November 9, 2015 to approximately August 30, 2016.

Working hours will be generally Monday to Saturday, 07:00 to 17:00 hours.

We will be mobilizing the derrick, R.E. McKenzie and a material scow on November 9, 2015.  Various material scows and other derricks will be on the site throughout the project.

FRPD requests a slow bell for safety of the workers on the floating equipment at the site.

Any questions regarding the above is to be directed to:


November 6, 2015

Weekly updates will be provided on Fridays starting with the week of November 9, 2015.

In the interim if you have any questions please call us at 604-815-3585 or email at dockrebuild@sqterminals.com. We will respond to all inquiries within 2 business days.

News Release – Squamish Terminals set to rebuild East Dock – October 30, 2015

Dock Fire Archives

Construction Photos

Photos from the week of September 5, 2016

Welding type 1 fenders

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Installing sealant in apron slab joints

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Paving preparation

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Paving

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Preparing high mast light foundations for concrete

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Photos from the week of August 29, 2016

Pouring new warehouse apron slab

Photo 1 - Pouring new warehouse apron slab

New apron slab wet curing

Photo 4 - New apron slab wet curing

Removing falsework piles

Photo 2 - Removing falsework piles

Fender installed on Bent No. 16

Photo 3 - Fender installed on Bent No. 16 

Photos from the week of August 22, 2016

Wharf from gangway landing platform

Photo 5  -Wharf From Gangway Landing Platform

Gangway landing span and platform, and south mooring dolphin

Photo 6 - Gangway Landing Span and Platform, and South Mooring Dolphin

Installing south catwalk

Photo 2 - Installing South Catwalk

North catwalk installed

Photo 3 - North Catwalk Installed

Installing last fender panel

Photo 7 - Installing last fender panel

Apron slab preparation

Photo 1 - Apron Slab Preparation

Upland paving at north end of wharf

Photo 4 - Upland Paving at North End of Wharf

Photos from the week of August 15, 2016

View of dock from rooftop at start of week

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Early morning concrete pours to avoid the heat!

Early morning concrete pours to avoid the heat!

Finished concrete deck on the north end of the dock

Finished concrete deck on the north end of the dock 

Installing the support beam for the north catwalk

Installing the support beam for the north catwalk

Removal of falsework and formwork on the gangway landing platform

Removal of falsework and formwork on the gangway landing platform

Installation of the gangway landing span

Installation of the gangway landing span

Photos from the week of August 8, 2016

Completed deck reinforcement

Photo 2 - Completed Deck Reinforcement

First completed deck infill pours

Photo 3 - First completed Deck Infill Pours

A hub of activity

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Wharf progress from offshore

Photo 5 - Wharf Progress from Offshore

Concrete pour on gangway landing platform

Photo 1 - Concrete pour on Gangway Landing Platform 

Photos from the week of August 2, 2016

Wharf progress viewed from the south

Photo 4 - Wharf Progress Viewed From The South

Wharf progress viewed from the north

Photo 5 - Wharf Progress Viewed From The North

Gangway landing platform reinforcing

Photo 1 - Gangway Landing Platform Reinforcing

Installing relieving slab reinforcing cages

Photo 3 - Installing Relieving Slab Reinforcing Cages

Relieving slab base prep and formwork

Photo 2 - Relieving Slab Base Prep and Formwork

Photos from the week of July 25, 2016

Wharf progress viewed from the north end of dock

Photo 4 - Wharf progress viewed from the north end of wharf

North mooring dolphin with bullrail and handrail installed

Photo 2 - North mooring dolphin with bullrial and handrail installed

Bulkhead wall cope beam and deck topping reinforcing at north end of dock

Photo 1 - Bulkhead wall cope beam and deck topping reinforcing at north ... 

Bulkhead wall cope beam pour

Photo 3 - Bulkhead wall cope beam pour

Photos from the week of July 18, 2016

Arrival of rubber fender units

Photo 4 - Rubber fender units

Second Stage Cope Beam Pour Bent Nos 1 to 6.5

Photo 1 - Second Stage Cope Beam Pour Bent Nos 1 to 6.5

South oil-grit separator installation

Photo 2 - South oil-grit separator installation

Utilities installation on south half of dock

Photo 3 - Utilities installation on south half of wharf

Photos from the week of July 11, 2016

Wharf progress viewed fromt the north

Photo 4 - Wharf progress viewed fromt the north

Deck topping reinforcing installation

Photo 2 - Deck topping reinforcing installation

Pouring second stage pile cap

Photo 3 - Pouring second stage pile cap

Gangway landing platform falsework installation

Photo 1 - Gangway landing platform falsework installation

Photos from the week of July 4, 2016

Wharf progress viewed from the north

Photo 1 - Wharf Progress viewed from the north

Wharf progress viewed from the south

Photo 2 - Wharf progress viewed from the south

South mooring dolphin with falsework removed and steel bullrail placed

Photo 3 - South mooring dolphin with falsework removed and steel bullrail placed

Gangway landing platform piles ready for concrete falsework installation

Photo 4 - Gangway landing platform piles ready for concrete falsework installation

Photos from the week of June 27, 2016

Aerial of dock progress

Photo 5 - Wharf Progress June 29 2016

Second stage pile cap pour

Photo 1 - Second stage pile cap pour

Placing precast deck units

Photo 3 - Placing precast deck units

Backfill behind bulkhead wall

Photo 2 - Backfill behind bulkhead wall

Removing hammer from last pipe pile to be installed

Photo 4 - Removing hammer from last pipe pile to be installed 

Photos from the week of June 20, 2016

Overview of construction progress

Photo 4 - Overview of construction progress

Installing second stage reinforcing and mooring bollards

Photo 3 - Installing second stage reinforcing and mooring bollards

South mooring dolphin pile cap concrete pour

Photo 1 - South mooring dolphin pile cap concrete pour

Stacking coated section of pipe on gangway landing platform

Photo 5 - Stacking coated section of pipe on gangway landing platform

Bent No. 16 first stage pile cap pour

Photo 6 - Bent No. 16 first stage pile cap pour

Bulkhead wall backfill Bent Nos 5 to 8
Photo 2 - Bulhead wall backfill Bent Nos 5 to 8

Photos from the week of June 13, 2016

Construction progress from the water

Photo 2 - Construction progress from the water

Precast deck unit progress

Photo 3 - Precast deck unit progress

First stage concrete pour on Bent No. 14

Photo 4 - First stage concrete pour on Bent No. 14

Pile driving for gangway landing platform

Photo 5 - Pile B-3 at completion of impact driving

Photos from the week of June 6, 2016

Placing first precast deck panel

Photo 5 - Placing first precast deck panel

Precast placement on north end of wharf

Photo 6 - Precast placement on north end of wharf

Pile caps on north end of wharf

Photo 3 - Pile caps on north end of wharf

Installing reinforcing on south mooring dolphin pile cap

Photo 2 - Installing reinforcing on south mooring dolphin pile cap

Bulkhead wall anchors installed between wharf Bent Nos. 1 and 5

Photo 4 - Bulkhead wall anchors installed between wharf Bent Nos. 1 and 5

Photos from the week of May 30, 2016

Pile caps at north end of the wharf ready for precast deck panels

Photo 5 - Pile caps at north end of the wharf ready for precast deck panels 

Pile cap reinforcing placed on Bent Nos. 9 and 10

 

Photo 2 - Pile cap reinforcing placed on Bent Nos. 9 and 10

Installing new high mast light foundation piles

Photo 3 - Installing new high mast light foundation piles

Bulkhead anchor rods installed and backfilling at south end of wharf

Photo 4 - Bulkhead anchor rods installed and backfilling at south end of wharf

Concrete pouring north mooring dolphin

Photo 1 - Pouring north mooring dolphin

Photos from the week of May 23, 2016

Progress on berthing dolphin pile installation

Progress on Berthing dolphin pile installation

Installed tie rods between anchor wall and bulkhead wall

Installed tie rods between anchor wall and bulkhead wall

Installing filter fabric and drain rock behind bulkhead wall

Installing filter fabric and drain rock behind bulkhead wall

Installing soffit formwork on Bent No. 10

Installing soffit formwork on Bent No. 10

Pouring first stage pile caps on Bent Nos. 7 and 8

 

Pouring first stage pile caps on Bent Nos. 7 and 8

Photos from the week of May 16, 2016

Aerial View of Construction Site

Photo 1 - Aerial view of Construction

First Stage Pile Caps after Stripping Formwork

Photo 2 - First Stage Pile Caps after Stripping Formwork

North Mooring Dolphin Reinforcing Installation

Photo 4 - North Mooring Dolphin Reinforcing Installation  

Gangway Landing Platform Falsework and Driving Frame

 Photo 3 - Gangway Landing Platform Falsework and Driving Frame

Photos from the week of May 9, 2016

Cured concrete on Bent No. 2, fresh concrete on Bent No. 3

Cured concrete on Bent No. 2, fresh concrete on Bent No. 3

View of progress on Bent Nos. 1 to 6

View of progress on Bent Nos. 1 to 6

North dolphin soffit formwork installation

North Dolphin soffit formwork installation

North catwalk support pile installation

North catwalk support pile installation

Photos from the week of May 2, 2016

Concrete pour on Bent Nos. 1 and 2

Photo 4 - Concrete pour on Bent Nos. 1 and 2

Removing concrete formwork on Bent No. 2

Photo 5 - Removing concrete formwork on Bent No. 2

Riprap installed adjacent bulkhead wall

Photo 1 - Riprap installed adjacent bulkhead wall

Pile cap reinforcing installation

Photo 3 - Pile cap reinforcing installation

South catwalk support piles

Photo 2 - South catwalk support piles

Photos from the week of April 25, 2016

Reinforcing and formwork installation on Bent No. 1

Photo 5 - Reinforcing and formwork installation on Bent No. 1

Soffit formwork installation on Bent No. 4

 

Photo 3 - Soffit formwork installation on Bent No. 4

Impact pile driving on north mooring dolphin

Photo 1 - Impact pile driving on north mooring dolphin

Riprap installation

 Photo 2 - Riprap installation 

Anchor wall installation

Photo 4 - Anchor wall installation

Photos from the week of April 18, 2016

Pilecap formwork installation on Bent Nos 1 and 2

Photo 3 - Pilecap formwork installation on Bents 1 and 2

Pouring concrete pile plugs on Bent Nos 1 and 2

Photo 4 - Pouring concrete pile plugs on Bents 1 and 2

Bulkhead wall installation

Photo 2 - Bulkhead wall installation

Impact driving south mooring dolphin pile

Photo 1 - Impact driving south mooring dolphin pile

Photos from the week of April 11, 2016

Installing north mooring dolphin falsework

Photo 1 - Installing north mooring dolphin falsework

Installing bulkhead wall sheet piles with vibratory hammer

Photo 2 - Installing bulkhead wall sheet piles with vibratory hammer

Riprap delivered from quarry, ready for placement on offshore

Photo 3 - Riprap delivered from quarry, ready for placement on offshore ...

Installing riprap with clamshell bucket

Photo 4 - Installing riprap with clamshell bucket

Photos from the week of April 4, 2016

Impact driving last wharf pile – another major project milestone reached!

Photo 4 - Impact driving last wharf pile

Installation of bulkhead wall

Photo 1 - Installation of Bulkhead Wall

Final cut-off of bulkhead wall at north end

Photo 2 - Final cut-off of Bulkhead wall at north end

 Installation of south mooring dolphin pile driving frame

Photo 3 - Installation of south mooring dolphin pile driving frame

Photos from the week of March 28, 2016

Removal of Trestle No. 2

Photo 1 - Removal of Trestle No. 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installation of last wharf pile driving frame

Photo 2 - Installation of last wharf pile driving frame

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start of bulkhead wall installation

Photo 3 - Start of bulkhead wall installation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from the week of March 21, 2016

Start of bulkhead wall installation

Photo 1 - Start of bulkhead wall installation 

Placing pile driving frame on Bent No. 13

Photo 2 - Placing pile driving frame on Bent 13

Piles on Bent No.’s 1 to 3 after final cut-off

Photo 3 - Piles on Bents 1 to 3 after final cut-off

Impact driving pile 11E

Photo 4 - Impact driving pile 11E

Piles driven and stacked on Bent No.’s 11 to 14

Photo 5 - Piles driven and stacked on Bents 11 to 14

Photos from the week of March 14, 2016

Aerial view of project progress

Photo 5 - Aerial view of project progress

Installing driving frame for Bent No. 12

 Photo 2 - Installting driving frame for Bent No. 12  

Piles on Bent No.’s 1 to 3 cut-off

Photo 4 - Piles on Bents 1 to 3 cut-off

Removing Trestle No. 1

Photo 3 - Removing Trestle No. 1

Installing filter and scour rock

Photo 1 - Installing Filter and Scour Rock

Photos from the week of March 7, 2016

Removing driving frame from Bent No. 8

Photo 3 - Removing Driving Frame from Bent 8

Driving pile 4D with diesel hammer

Photo 1 - Driving Pile 4D with Diesel Hammer

Completed piles on Bent No.’s 3 to 5

Photo 2 - Completed Piles on Bents 3 to 5

Scour protection and filter rock placement

Photo 4 - Placing Scour Protection and Filter Rock

Photos from the week of February 29, 2016

Piling viewed from North of the work zone

Photo 4 - Piling viewed from North of the work zone

Preparing starter sections of piles for coated pipe splices

Photo 3 - Preparing starter sections of piles for coated pipe splices

Final backfilling of electrical duct bank installation

Photo 5 - Final backfilling of electrical duct bank installation

PDA testing on Pile 1B.25 (for pile capacity testing)

Photo 2 - PDA testing on Pile 1B.25

Installation of PDA gauges on Pile 1F (for pile capacity testing)

Photo 1 - Installation of PDA gauges on Pile 1F

Photos from the week of February 22, 2016

Drone aerial photos at completion of densification (end of January)

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Stacking steel piles in Bent No. 4 driving frame

Photo 2 - Stacking pipe piles in Bent No. 4 driving frame

Steel piles on Bent Nos. 2 to 6 ready for final driving

Photo 5 - Piles on Bent Nos. 2 to 6 ready for final driving

Moving hammer after impact driving a steel pile

Photo 4 - Moving hammer after impact driving Pile 4F

Electrical duct bank installation along most southern warehouse (#1)

Photo 1 - Electrical duct bank installation along warehouse 1

Paving over new electrical duct bank along northern warehouse (#2)

Photo 3 - Paving over new electrical duct bank along Warehouse 2

Photos from the week of February 15, 2016

Electrical service installations (trenching)

Photo 1 - Electrical Service Installation (Trenching)

Electrical service installations (pull box)

Photo 2 - Electrical Service Installation (Pull Box)

Initial pile driving complete on Bent no. 3

Photo 4 - Initial Pile Driving Complete on Bent No 3

Splice of PE coated pipe

Photo 3 - Splice of PE Coated Pipe

Piles prepped for final driving

Photo 5 - Piles Prepped for Final Driving

Photos from the week of February 8, 2016

Bubble Curtain (to protect fish) In Operation During Impact Pile Driving

4. Bubble Curtain In Operation During Impact Driving

CPT Verification Testing

3. CPT Verification Testing

Pile Installation with Vibratory Hammer

2. Pile Installation with Vibratory Hammer

Delivery of Shoreline Protection Rock

1. Delivery of Shoreline Protection Rock

Photos from the week of February 1, 2016

Final production densification at the south end of the site.

1 - Final production densification at the south end of the site.

CPT Certification Testing

2 - CPT verification testing

Start of Production Pile Driving

3 - Start of production pile driving

Splicing of  PE coated pipe onto started pipe piling.

4 - Splicing of  PE coated pipe onto started pipe piling

Photos from the week of January 25, 2016

Construction Trestle No.3 In Progress

Photo 3 - Construction Treslte No. 3 in Progress

Densification Crane Working on Construction Trestle No. 1

Photo 2 - Densification Crane Working on Construction Treslte No. 1

Welder Splicing a Pile

Photo 4 - Pile Splicing small

Photos from the week of January 18, 2016

Installation of Falsework for Production Pile Driving

Photo 4 - Installation of Falsework for Production Pile Driving

Production Densification at Construction Trestle No. 4 Location

Production Densification at Construction Trestle No. 4 Locatio...

Installation of Construction Trestle No. 2

Installation of Construction Trestle No. 2

Photos from the week of January 11, 2016

230 Tonne Crane on Trestle 1

Photo 1 - 230 tonne crane on Trestle 1

Installation of Trestle 2 Temporary Piles

Photo 2 - Installation of Trestle 2 temporary piles 

 Cone Penetration Testing

Photo 3 - Cone Penetration Testing

Densification Near the South End of the Work Zone

Photo 4 - Densification near the south end of the work zone

Photos from the week of January 4, 2016

Erection of Temporary Construction Trestle 1 (of 4)

Pipe splicing bed near completion

Pipe Splicing Bed Nearing Completion

Ongoing densification work

Densification

Photos from the week of December 21, 2015

Happy Holidays from Squamish Terminals
(snowman made by the crew of the Kai Xuan currently in port)

Densification in Trial Area #2

Production Densification Along the Shoreline

False Work Piles for Temporary Trestles

Photos from the week of December 14, 2015

Demolition of Shoreline Concrete Structures

Post Trial Densification Cone Penetration Testing

Assembly of Second Land Based Crane

Completed Assembly of Second Land Based Crane

Photos from the week of December 7, 2015

Densification Stone Placement

Densification Stone Placement

Densification in the trial area

Densification in the trial area

North temporary fire hydrant installation

North temporary fire hydrant installation

Photos from the week of November 30, 2015

Delivery of piling pipe for dock reconstruction

Piling Pipe

Photos from the week of November 23, 2015

Ongoing water quality monitoring around the perimeter of the work site web

Placement of densification stone in the trial densification area

200t land crane and densification equipment

Cone Penetration Testing equipment from the barge in the trial densification area

Photos from the week of November 16, 2015

Material scow of densification stone waiting to be placed

Material scow of densification stone waiting to be placed

Installation of densification stone with a clamshell bucket

Installation of densification stone with a clamshell bucket

Completed silt curtain including temporary piles at south end of the construction area

 

Completed silt curtain including temporary piles at south end of the construction area

 

Photos from the week of November 9, 2015

Installation of Fender Logs b/w Pilings (for Silt Curtain Installation)

Fender Logs

Installation of Temporary Pilings (for Silt Curtain Installation)

Temporary Pilings

Marine Derrick – Re McKenzie in on Site

Marine Derrick – Re McKenzie

Photos of east dock area on November 4, 2015 before equipment mobilization.

South View           

South View

North View

North View

                                         

 

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