Category: Float Projects

San Francisco Public Works, Fire Boat Station 35 at Port of San Francisco Piers 22.5 and 24, San Francisco, California

This project is for the design and fabrication of a floating fire station in San Francisco.  Liftech was the lead marine design consultant for this design-build project and designed a steel pier next to the embarcadero; a steel access ramp between the pier and steel float; a steel float and associated items, such as fender supports and pile collards; and…

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Treasure Island Ferry Terminal, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California

Liftech provided the structural design of the steel float for a new ferry terminal located at Treasure Island.  The design included the float structure, support and connection to the gangway ramp, guide pile collars to restrain the ramp laterally while permitting vertical motion, access for future battery systems, and berthing, mooring, and access systems compatible with WETA ferry vessels and…

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Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Downtown San Francisco Ferry Terminal Expansion

WETA is expanding ferry service dramatically to accommodate a significant increase in ridership during the past several years. Part of this expansion includes increasing the overall size of the WETA Downtown San Francisco terminal, adding two new ferry gates, and refurbishing the float at an existing gate. The additional gates and more spacious terminal will significantly improve capacity and quality of service.

Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Clay Street Replacement Ferry Terminal

Liftech designed a 78-foot-long steel float as a replacement float at the Clay Street Ferry Terminal in Oakland, California. The project had an accelerated schedule. The previous float needed to be removed and the new float installed in a single weekend. Liftech worked with Manson to provide a design that accommodated the schedule and allowed for a relatively quick and easy float installation.