Boston, Massachusetts

Childs Engineering Corporation, as a consultant to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, was responsible for all phases of investigation, construction documentation and construction monitoring of a new pier, floating dock, and articulated ramp access system to service Boston Inner Harbor water transportation ferries.

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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.

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Providence, Rhode Island

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.

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