PetroFuels Floating Dock and Pipe Rack Project

About this Project

  • Date: 2020

  • Client: PETROFUELS

  • Project Type: Marine and PILING

Boh Bros. found itself battling high river levels and unseen obstructions during construction of a floating barge dock and associated pipe rack in Mt. Airy, Louisiana. In the end, the terminal owner and the operator, PetroFuels, significantly boosted their dock capacity to accommodate four 54- by 300-foot barges at one time. The terminal, situated just south of the Gramercy Bridge, ships oil, liquid asphalt and light oil to destinations along the Gulf of Mexico and Eastern Seaboard. Boh constructed pipe racks around existing terminal tanks and set a 20-foot wide structural steel pipe bridge across Hwy 44 to the new floating barge dock. Boh also drove mooring and berthing piles, and set a 100-foot long articulating truss for the new dock.

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