Jon Guerry Taylor, P.E. will give a presentation at the upcoming University of Wisconsin-Madison Marina Conference on May 13-14, 2013. His presentation will cover Fixed Piers, their planning, materials and alternate uses. Additional information concerning the conference can be found at http://epd.engr.wisc.edu/webN755
Dredging continues in Morgan Creek at Wild Dunes, located at the north end of the Isle of Palms, South Carolina. The project has gone very smoothly from the beginning and is approaching thirty percent completion.
Construction has been completed on the Steamboat Landing Fishing Pier on Edisto Island, South Carolina. Jon Guerry Taylor & Associates, Inc., planned, permitted and designed and provided construction observation for this public pier for the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. R.L. Morrison & Sons, Inc. of McClellanville, SC, constructed the facility in budget and ahead of schedule.
Dredging has begun for the Morgan Creek Harbor Association (MCHA), located on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, adjacent to Wild Dunes Resort. Jon Guerry Taylor & Associates, Inc., has worked closely with MCHA to plan, permit and design this maintenance dredging of approximately 50,000 cubic yards of material. The material is being pumped more than 14,000 feet to the Isle of Palms Connector confined disposal facility.
Dredge and pipe mobilizing to the site
Dredged material being deposited in the Confined Disposal Facility
Construction has begun on the new Steamboat Landing Fishing Pier that Jon Guerry Taylor & Associates, Inc. planned, permitted and designed for the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. The new pier consists of an 6’ x 178’ fixed pier walkway leading to a 16’ X 20’ pier head and will feature an all aluminum structure and handrails with a composite top rail and and concrete piles. The new facility will replace a deteriorated timber pier. R.L. Morrison & Sons, Inc. is the contractor on the project.
Demolition of old pier
New concrete piles being driven
Jon Guerry Taylor & Associates, Inc is pleased to announce that we have moved our offices to a new location. We are now located near the base of the Cooper River bridge at 242 Mathis Ferry Road in Mount Pleasant, just north of the Mathis Ferry / Hwy 17 intersection.
The Town of McClellanville Pier has been completed. Located adjacent to the boat ramp in the heart of the Village, the new pier allows for public recreational access to Jeremy Creek. JGT planned, permitted, designed and provided construction observation services for the Town. In addition, JGT was able to assist the Town in obtaining a grant for $50,000 towards the construction of the pier.
The Town of McClellanville Fishing and Observation Pier is in the final stages of construction.
Construction continues on the Town of McClellanville Fishing and Observation Pier. In addition to planning, permitting, designing, bidding and conducting construction observation, JGT assisted the Town with securing a $50,000 grant from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Jon Guerry Taylor, P.E., President Emeritus and Senior Design Engineer at Jon Guerry Taylor & Associates, Inc., has been published in this month’s Marina Dock Age magazine. Guerry’s latest article explores planning, designing and installing Accessible Gangways. Click on the image to read the article: