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New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Washington State DOT

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Washington State DOT | 2003-2004 The new Tacoma Narrows Bridge Project is a suspension bridge design that requires two foundation caissons to be installed in 150 feet of water. These foundations are required to withstand tidal flows of 8 to 12 knots. Associated Underwater Services, Inc. was selected to provide the … Read more

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2nd RSW at Ice Harbor Dam Walla Walla Army Corps of Engineers

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

2nd RSW at Ice Harbor Dam Walla Walla Army Corps of Engineers | 2004-2005 The Ice Harbor Dam RSW is the first production Removable Spillway Weir to be installed on the Snake River. The 1100 ton fish bypass structure was installed in spillbay 1 on the upstream side of the dam. As with the prototype, … Read more

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Divers Find Product Aboard Sunken WWII Tanker

By Mark | Jun 1, 2009

By David Cleary | ENVIRO FOCUS | JUNE 2009 | www.pacmar.com In 2007, Associated Underwater Services (AUS) completed a detailed underwater investigation of the USS Chehalis (AOG-48), a WWII-era navel gasoline tanker resting on the bottom of Pago Pago harbor in American Samoa, and discovered a large quantity of product still aboard. Now the company … Read more

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Deep Courage

By Mark | Aug 12, 2008

DEAN J. KOEPFLER | THE NEWS TRIBUNE Commercial diver Kerry Donohue rides a tugboat to the eastern caisson – or foundation – of the new Tacoma Narrows bridge. Donohue, vice president of Associated Underwater Services of Spokane, is one of 16 divers working on the bridge. They are removing roofs from 30 airtight chambers at … Read more

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