Over Open Water

by Michael G. Wagner, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President, Practice Leader; Ports and Waterways Division, Urban Engineers, Philadelphia, PA,
Christopher A. Lawrence, P.E., (M.ASCE), Area Lead; CH2M, Philadelphia, PA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 5, Pg. 64-69


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Because of environmental considerations, construction of the wharf for the new Paulsboro Marine Terminal, in Paulsboro, New Jersey, could not cause the loss of in-water or intertidal habitat at the site. To address these limitations, the design featured a pile-supported wharf that includes trestles to facilitate vehicle and rail access.

Subject Headings: Aquatic habitats | Construction sites | Marine terminals | Littoral zones | Building design | Piles | New Jersey | United States | North America

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article

 

Return to search