Gaillard Island Dike and Revetment Repairs Phase 3
Location of Project: Mobile Bay Alabama
Name of Customer: Alabama State Port Authority
General Scope of Project: Gaillard is a man-made island owned and maintained by the Alabama State Port Authority. It was built to store and de-water dredge spoils from Mobile Bay and provide a protected wildlife refuge for brown pelicans. Work on this project consisted of excavation to key in a riprap perimeter stone protection dike into existing earthen levee and placement of more than 100,000 tons of stone. Bertucci previously completed jobs on the island 1993, 1995, and 1997.