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Ft. McAllister Marina Boat Launch

  • Location: Richmond Hill, GA
  • Client: Boykin Erectors
  • Structural Engineer of Record
    • Structural steel frames
      • Built-up sections, Moment frames, Wind columns
    • Concrete pile caps on deep timber pile foundations
  • Rigging design
  • Construction Administration

This facility provided Ft. McAllister the capabilities of launching up to a 16 ton boat utilizing dual electric trolley hoists and a two point hoist system. KEi designed the facility utilizing structural steel built-up sections to provide economical support for the hoist system. Additionally, lateral stability was provided utilizing moment connections and wind columns. The foundations include concrete pile caps on wood pile foundations.