Port of Alaska in Anchorage

Test Pile Program Construction Update: May 16, 2016

Published: May 16, 2016

On May 14, 2016, the Derrick Barge (DB) General changed position to the next test pile location near Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricant (POL) 1. The next planned pile driving is set for Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

Similar to previous pile installation, work will begin with the vibratory hammer, followed by the hydraulic impact hammer. Work will last approximately 4 to 5 hours, pending marine mammal, tidal, technical, or safety issues.