Prospect Harbor Public Pier Structural Design Maine

Project Name: Prospect Harbor Public Pier Project

Summary: Redesign of timber pier reduced costs with larger deck area

Client: Town of Gouldsboro, ME

Project Location: Gouldsboro, ME

Services Provided:

• Engineering Design

Project Timeframe: 2005 - 2006

Relationship with Client: Since 2005

Prock Marine Company, the successful bidder for the contract to construct a new timber pier for the Town of Gouldsboro, engaged Kleinschmidt to provide a redesign of the timber pier structure. The Kleinschmidt design simplified and reduced the cost while allowing for a larger deck area and improved constructability. The project, completed in 2006, was funded by a Maine DOT Small Harbors Improvement Program grant.