Portfolio of Projects

Wave Energy Project

  Project Details Ocean Power Technologies is a pioneer in wave energy technology This project consisted of loading four unique components on barges that were bound for the coastal waters near Reedsport, Oregon. The components were part of the PB150 PowerBuoy® which was created by Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) of New Jersey. OPT is … [Read More]

The “Hawaii” Tugboat Launch

  Project Details A special steel support cradle system was designed for the project Northwest Structural Moving (NWSM) was contracted to move this newly constructed tugboat referred to as the “Hawaii” from its fabrication site to a floating dry-dock where it would be launched in the Columbia River.  The “Hawaii” measured 35 feet wide, 120 … [Read More]

The Lower Monumental Dam Gate Replacement — Vancouver, Washington

  Project Description Replacing navigation lock gates The US Army Corps of Engineers, which owns and operates eight dams in the Northwest, began the process of replacing navigation lock gates on three of the dams in 2010. One of these dams was The Lower Monumental Dam located on the lower Snake River, near Kahlotus, Washington. … [Read More]

The Dalles Dam Mitre Gate Replacement — Vancouver, Washington / The Dalles, Oregon

  Project Description Successful installation of the gates under a tight time schedule The locks at The Dalles Dam were closed on December 10, 2010 in order for the US Army Corps of Engineers to replace the aging downstream lock gates.  This project was time sensitive as the Columbia River had to be shut down … [Read More]

Corbett Street Development — Portland, Oregon

  Project Description Awarded the “Most Innovative” job of the year in 2008 This building was moved in order to make way for future development of condominiums with river views. The 40 foot wide x 45 foot long x 36 foot tall building weighing 240,000 pounds was moved 80 feet horizontally and lowered 37 feet … [Read More]

Old Brick Store (aka Robinson’s Store, Rich’s Kitchen) — Tualatin, Oregon

  Project Description Preserving one of Tualatin’s historic landmarks The historic “Old Brick Store” was in the path of the Boones Ferry Road widening project in Tualatin, Oregon. The building was owned by the City of Tualatin and after consultants advised it could not be moved, it was scheduled for demolition. The Tualatin Historical Society … [Read More]

The Ladd Carriage House — Portland, Oregon

  Project Description Moving one of the most important historic structures in Portland The “Ladd Carriage House” is regarded as one of the most important historic structures in downtown Portland. The structure was built in 1883 by William S. Ladd who was pivotal in the early development of Portland and twice served as Portland’s mayor. … [Read More]

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