Cordova Ferry Terminal Modifications
The project replaced an existing stern berth ferry terminal in Cordova, Alaska with a new floating side and stern berth facility adjacent to the Cordova Ocean Dock. The new facility will also accommodate ADOT’s new high-speed ferry. The project included fabrication and installation of a 210’ X 60’ steel float system, steel float platforms, stern berth and side berth hydraulic ramp and apron systems, 140’ transfer bridge, 40’ X 20’ steel approach, and approximately 14 steel pile dolphin and mooring structures. In all, approximately 8,000 lf of piling, 18” and larger in diameter, was driven. The new berth has electric, water and sewer utilities connected to existing City services. Upland work included a concrete abutment, sewage holding tank, utilities, and minor sidewalk and fence installations. The new berthing facility was fabricated in Seattle and barged to Cordova for assembly with all the associated challenges of a project logistics at remote sites.