Florida Avenue project
About this Project
Client: United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Project Type: Heavy civil
The Florida Avenue Canal improvement project, as part of the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Damage Reduction Program (SELA), consists of widening the existing concrete flume and box culvert sections of the Florida Avenue Canal from Drainage Pump Station 19 to Drainage Pump Station D.
Boh Bros. is completing Phases II and III of the project, with Phase II extending from Piety Street to Mazant Street (2,362 LF) and Phase III from St. Ferdinand Street to Piety Street (2,020 LF).
The scope of work consists of the construction of reinforced concrete flume and box culvert, including timber, concrete, and H-pile installation, foundation jet grouting, sheet pile installation, and temporary retaining structure construction.
Avondale Marine Project
Boh Bros. assisted Avondale Marine in rebuilding Dock No. 2 so that Host can use the dock’s existing pile–supported ship ways to construct a suspended roadway. Once operational, trucks will be able to carry heavy loads from dock to land, and vice versa, as the roadway will have a 100-ton capacity.
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Safety Bays CMAR Project
The Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission (GNOEC) sought to improve the safety of the 23.83 mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridges by adding shoulders and emergency pullover areas on both spans. The GNOEC chose a Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) delivery method for a solution to meet their stated goals.
Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Boh Bros. traveled to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to work as the paving contractor on Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s $64 million rehabilitation effort. Boh Bros.’ scope included nearly $16 million in concrete paving and involved both the replacement of the North Runway and sections of Taxiway B.