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Baltimore Inner Harbor Marine Bulkhead Rehabilitation

Location:
Baltimore, MD
Completed:
2000

Scope of Work

Cianbro constructed a storm drainage system on Lancaster Street, installed a pumping station on Caroline Street, rehabilitated the marine bulkhead, and extended the City’s Inner Harbor promenade around the eastern section of the harbor.

Project Details

  • Demolished 700 linear feet of existing granite waterfront bulkhead
  • Drove 1,500 linear feet of 18-inch square concrete pile, 12,000 linear feet of H-pile, 1,900 linear feet of battered H-pile, and 43,000 square feet of PZ-27 sheet pile
  • Constructed the outboard cast-in-place concrete cap on concrete pile and the inboard cast-in-place concrete cap on H-pile
  • Connected the two caps with cast-in-place tie-beams
  • Installed a pre-cast plank deck
  • Reconstructed the roadway
  • Installed waterlines, drainage structures, and piping
  • Extended the promenade with granite block, brick pavers, planter boxes, landscaping, and lighting
  • Constructed a 14 foot by 44 foot by 25-foot below grade, cast-in-place, concrete pump station with electric submersible pumps, electric drives, and piping
  • Constructed a 12 foot by 12-foot wood-framed control building

Lean, Innovative, and Unique Project Solutions

The Cianbro team met logistical challenges—due to limited work space and crane access—by sequencing demolition and reconstruction tasks on a daily basis.