Attenuation Wall, Docks & Amenities Update – June 23

MARINA UPDATE – From Ed English, City of Hamilton, with information from Kropf: – The dive team has raised the north ramp off the Iroquois Pier. Kropf’s barge will be on site Monday to reattach – should be completed by Tuesday evening. – Kropf is planning a four-person (possibly more, at various times) crew on site for all of next …

Attenuation Wall – Docks & Amenities Update June 15

UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF HAMILTON: We will have a crew returning to the site on Wednesday afternoon, June 20th. Barring any emergencies, we will keep them on site until the end of June. By the end of June, we expect to have the following items complete: All fingers reinstalled, Decking panels repaired, Cover plates repaired/replaced, Wifi poles reinstalled, Security …

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Attenuation Wall / Docks Update – June 8

CITY OF HAMILTON UPDATE  Breakwater Update The Northeast Breakwater is finally above the surface and attenuating waves. Kehoe is remaining on site, making arrangements for and attaching additional barrels for redundancy regarding flotation. They will attempt to make small repairs to seal the cracks in the breakwater only – not for structural repairs. Kehoe is also attaching ‘keepers’ to the …

Attenuation Wall / Docks & Amenities Update – June 1

Breakwater Update Great progress has been made in the last couple of days to refloat the northeast breakwater so it is fully on the surface and level. Kehoe will be working Saturday, and will have placed 1,200 floats by end of that day. We anticipate that by early next week, the northeast breakwater will be floating and functional. Once the …

Harbour West Attenuation Wall / Launch Update May 30

Update from City of Hamilton:  Floating Breakwater – The entire north float tube has surfaced as of the evening of Thursday May 17th.. Approximately 5 sections (east side) of the centre and south float tubes have surfaced; the remainder are still submerged. – Kehoe Marine Construction is continuing with the placement of float barrels on the northeast breakwater, now attaching …

Lighthouse Tales

The Beach Canal Lighthouse Group and the Hamilton Port Authority are hosting an interesting evening of lighthouse talk. 6:30 pm Reception with appetizers 7:00 Introduction and welcome by Sandy Thomson, BCLG chairperson 7:15 Lighthouse Tales by guest speakers Wayne Wheeler and Mike Vogel 9:00 Closing Wayne Wheeler, “Mr. Lighthouse,” the president and founder of the U.S. Lighthouse Association will talk …

Harbour West Attenuation Wall / Launch Update – May 15, 2018

The City of Hamilton, Kehoe Marine Construction, and Brian Riggs Engineering are still developing an overall strategy for the wave attenuation wall. The wall will stay in place when raised and will remain there until a repair/replacement plan is determined. The extent of the damage will define the next steps in the process. Kehoe has been using dive bags and …

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Harbour West Attenuation Wall / Launch Update – May 1, 2018

The City of Hamilton, Kehoe Marine Construction, and Brian Riggs Engineering are still developing a strategy for the wave attenuation wall. Kehoe will be installing dive bags and barrels to assist in raising the sunken breakwaters starting Friday May 4th. Please be respectful of the extensive operations with divers in the water by staying clear and keeping your wake to …

Lift Bridge Scheduling

Please be advised that during the full closures of the QEW, Skyway Bridge as outlined below, and at the request of the Ministry of Transportation, the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge will  operate for pleasure craft at the top of the hour only, during the full  closures. The first two scheduled full mainline closure of QEW/Burlington Bay Skyway (Toronto-Bound) are scheduled …

Harbour West Attenuation Wall / Launch Update

The City of Hamilton, Kehoe Marine Construction, and Brian Riggs Engineering will be meeting on Friday April 27th to develop a strategy for the wave attenuation wall. The underwater inspections have been completed and extent of the damage can now be assessed. Kehoe will be refloating the wave attenuating wall with dive bags, and it will be completed in two …