News Flash Home
The original item was published from 11/24/2015 4:01:08 PM to 12/31/2015 12:05:02 AM.

News Flash

Home

Posted on: November 24, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Weather Stops KPly Remediation Work

The KPly remediation work will come to a halt this week due to recent excessive rainfall. The Port of Port Angeles’ contractor, Engineering / Remediation Resources Group, Inc. (ERRG), will resume the remediation operations in the summer of 2016 once the site has dried out.

Soil saturated with water in the excavation site won’t allow for the clean fill to be compacted properly. If the fill is not compacted properly, settlement issues could arise later when the site is redeveloped into a marine trades industrial park. “Everybody involved in the project wanted to see it finished, but to continue to work the site during poor weather would have done more harm than good”, said Chris Hartman, the Port’s Director of Engineering.

ERRG has removed all of contaminated soil from the KPly site since beginning work in August of 2015. ERRG removed 53,766 tons or 3,360 16 ton dump trucks worth of soil contaminated with gas, diesel and hydraulic oil. The contaminated soil was hauled by truck to Bremerton where it was placed on railcars destined for lined landfills in central Oregon.

After the contaminated soil was removed, ERRG began backfilling the 13 foot deep excavation site with clean fill. Approximately 19,000 tons of crushed concrete from the Elwha Dam removal projects provided clean fill for this project. ERRG has completed about half of the backfilling process to date and has about 3 to 4 weeks’ worth of work left to complete in mid-2016.

KPly Project Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

RFP for IT Services

Posted on: January 20, 2023
15-Connex Work Area_02

Did You Know!?

Posted on: March 2, 2022
Port Logo Newsflash

April 2019 Port Pilot Released

Posted on: April 14, 2019
JWM aerial news flash photo

John Wayne Marina Final RFI Released

Posted on: March 22, 2019
Port Logo Newsflash

March 2019 Port Pilot Released

Posted on: March 5, 2019
Port Logo Newsflash

Port Declares Emergency Situation

Posted on: December 21, 2018
Laundry news flash 10-25-18

Boat Haven Laundry Facility Set to Open

Posted on: October 24, 2018
CERB-Logo-with-transparent-background news flash

Notice of CERB Funding Application

Posted on: October 10, 2018
Admin front entrance construction news flash

Admin Entrance Construction

Posted on: October 2, 2018
CERB-Logo-with-transparent-background news flash

Notice of CERB Grant Application

Posted on: September 6, 2018
Elevator closed picture 8-21-18

Elevator Closed for Upgrades

Posted on: August 21, 2018
JWM aerial news flash photo

2018 JWM Waterfront Day

Posted on: August 3, 2018
CERB-Logo-with-transparent-background news flash

Notice of CERB Funding Application

Posted on: May 15, 2018
Gussman Panorama of PABH 2017 news flash

Power Outage on PABH Floats

Posted on: December 6, 2017