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Association of State Dam Safety Officials 2018

By Mark | Sep 12, 2018

The AUS booth. The show runs  09/09/2018 – 09/13/2018

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9 Mile Dam Sediment Bypass Project

By Mark | Mar 29, 2018

AUS was contracted to provide diving services on the 9 Mile Dam Sediment Bypass Project. Tasks included sand removal, bridge tower installation, sediment bypass structure modifications, bulkhead and trashrack installations.

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BP Refinery project

By Mark | Feb 20, 2018

Anchor hardware replacement at BP Cherry Point Working on the Point Lavinia. Dives conducted from 40’-150’

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Lower Granite Dam

By Mark | Feb 20, 2018

AUS performed dive support services on the Fishway Closure Project at Lower Granite Dam. Tasks included concrete removal using a hydraulic wall saw and the installation of 3 dewatering bulkheads. Work was performed Jan/Feb 2018.  See previous post from this site.

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Ivar’s Acres Of Clams

By Mark | Oct 27, 2017

Associated Underwater Services is working for Pacific Pile and Marine under Pier 54, Ivar’s Acre of Clams, Seattle Washington. The work consists of dredging to cut existing timber piles, designated for replacement, one foot below mud-line. The timber piles are being replaced with telescopic steel piles. ❮ ❯

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Cherry Point, Wash.

NOAA Installs System to Improve Safety and Efficiency of Ships along the Cherry Point Reach in Washington State

By Mark | Sep 4, 2017

Originally posted here Also, see this post from AUS Projects November 20, 2009 Ship captains and pleasure boaters can now get free real-time information on water and weather conditions for Cherry Point, Wash., from a newly installed NOAA ocean observing system that makes piloting a ship safer and more efficient. The NOAA Physical Oceanographic Real-Time … Read more

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Marine Construction

By Mark | Aug 4, 2017

Originally published at www.pacmar.com A particularly challenging part of the Seattle SR 520 Floating Bridge Replacement Project involved 275 mixed-gas dives – each to approximately 205 feet of water, with AUS Divers required to perform 45 minutes of in-water decompression, followed by an hour and a half breathing 100-percent oxygen in the topside decompression chamber. … Read more

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520 floating bridge

New SR 520 floating bridge named America’s top engineering feat

By Mark | Apr 28, 2017

Originally posted here SEATTLE — Precisely one year after opening to traffic, the new State Route 520 floating bridge on Tuesday, April 25, received one of the country’s highest engineering awards: the 2017 Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The annual award was presented the Washington State Department of Transportation … Read more

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Yellowstone River Cofferdam

By Mark | Sep 23, 2016

Sep 21, 2016 BY: Casey Page, Gazette Staff A contractor crew and a specialized underwater construction subcontractor helped guide heavy equipment on Tuesday, sinking 3,200-pound sand bags into the Yellowstone River. They worked three miles upstream from Laurel atop a man-made rock weir — a miniature peninsula that juts halfway across the river. The sandbags … Read more

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