Childs Engineering was responsible for the pier and platform design of the “new” bridge tenders house and the barge foundation for the new tea room and museum.
The Town of York, Maine hired Childs Engineering to design repairs and upgrades to the Town Dock which had reached the end of its service life and was functionally obsolete.Continue »
Childs Engineering Corporation was contracted to design repairs to an existing wharf that the Authority purchased with the intention of using it as a maintenance facility for their fleet of ferry boats. The wharf was an earth filled stone seawall structure. The project included an initial site investigation and condition survey. This included both underwater and topside inspections.Continue »
Childs Engineering Corporation was tasked by Waterson Terminal Services to perform a stability analysis of an existing granite block seawall for ProvPort in Providence, RI. The analysis included calculating factors of safety against sliding due to uniform live loads and crane surcharge loads acting on the seawall.Continue »
Childs Engineering Corporation was tasked by a private client to increase the size and capacity of their marine railway and supporting infrastructure, and to conduct a feasibility study to assess the impacts on extending the railway and an adjacent pier, to allow larger vessels to be launched.Continue »
Childs Engineering Corporation was tasked by the U.S. Navy to inspect and design repairs to Bridge 896 at the Marine Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. This project was based on a previous inspection performed by Childs which identified several structural deficiencies.Continue »