Northbank Civil and Marine, Inc. was just awarded the $2.64M Hood Canal Bridge Special Repair project by Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Hood Canal connects the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. At 7,869 feet (2,398.5 m) long, (floating portion 6,521 feet (1,987.6 m)) it is the longest floating bridge in the world located in a saltwater tidal basin, and the third longest floating bridge overall.
Northbank will perform structural, mechanical and hydraulic rehabilitation of the two 300 foot draw span pontoons. Northbank will adjust and shim 25 pontoon guide rollers, remove 16 gear boxes (rebuild 8 gear boxes and have 8 new gear boxes built) reinstall and align. New hydraulic cylinder lines with a complete oil flush of the system which includes 3 each 1000 gallon reservoir tanks.
On site work will begin May 2017 and be completed by the end of September 2017.