Fraser River Pile & Dredge | New West Works Yard – Pile Installations
On June 7, 2023, a project permit was issued to Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. (the permit holder) to repair one batter pile and install five 864-millimetre (34-inch) diameter steel pipe piles at its New Westminster works yard located at the foot of 20 Street and River Road, in New Westminster, British Columbia on federal lands and waters managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
The project was approved subject to 36 permit conditions the permit holder must meet to ensure the project does not result in significant adverse environmental effects.
About the project
Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. proposes to repair one batter pile and install five (5) 864-millimetre (34-inch) diameter steel pipe piles at its New Westminster works yard located at the foot of 20 Street and River Road. The steel piles will be installed along the line of existing dolphins downstream at FRPD’s pile-supported dock to provide better protection to the dock and to prevent equipment (i.e., barges and derricks) damage. The piles will be installed using a vibratory hammer, and an impact hammer, if required. Works will be completed with a marine spud derrick or land-based crawler crane. The work is expected to be completed within one week and is planned to be conducted in the spring or summer of 2023.
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