Dam 15

40t Bulkhead Lifter Upgrade and Repair

Project Details

Completion Date

May 2012


Rock Island, Illinois

Services Provided

Government Projects


USACE Rock Island District

40t Bulkhead Lifter Upgrade and Repair

  • Completed redesign and upgrade of the electrical systems on the bulkhead lifter
  • Removed existing controls, bridge drives, and handled the associated lead abatement and asbestos abatement.
  • Designed new motors and VFD controls for the bulkhead lifter and both 20T hoists and trolleys.
  • Installed everything in the captive dam without removing the crane.
  • Removed existing crane electric system.
  • Designed 1500ft fully heated and enclosed conductor bar system located directly over the Mississippi river
  • Installed everything with 100% of our crew of union ironworkers, electricians, and hoist technicians.
  • Load tested on-site