Marine Structures

Lapidum Boating Ramp Facility Renovations

Maryland Department of General Services

 The Lapidum Boating Facility is a popular boat launch location on the Susquehanna River.   It was in need of repair and expansion due to age and heavy use.

In cooperation with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) Brudis & Associates, Inc.  prepared construction plans for expansion of the existing floating pier and the replacement of an existing concrete slab at the top of the ramp abutment.  Additionally,  BAI designed a new asphalt pavement parking lot expansion to accomodate the increasing demands for vehicular and boat trailer parking.

Rogues Harbor Boating Facility

Maryland Department of General Services

Under the direction of the DNR and the DGS, Brudis & Associates, Inc. prepared complete construction plans for the replacement of the damaged catwalk piers and bulkhead at the Rogues Harbor Boat Ramp Facility at Elk Neck State Park in Cecil County, Maryland. 

Severe weather had caused damage to the catwalk and two of the piers, requiring that these be replaced in keeping with the design of the original structure.

Sweden Point Park Marina

Maryland Department of General Services

Brudis & Associates, Inc. was responsible  for the replacement of a floating boat dock system at the Sweden Point Park marina. BAI provided condition assessments of the existing marina area, structural supports, floating dock system and utilities, this included more than 50 boat dock slips.

 BAI’s design included ADA accessible ramps, structural supports and services needs for electrical, telecommunications and potable water for the boat docks (analysis and report was completed in accordance with ASCE Report No. 50 “Small Craft Harbors”).

Lake Bonnie Dam Fish Passage

Maryland Department of General Services

In cooperation with the DGS, Brudis & Associates, Inc. successfully prepared construction documents for an Alaskan Steep-Pass Fish Ladder at the Lake Bonnie Dam in Caroline County, Maryland.

The project involved detailed structural design for piers, foundations and fish ladder frame; dam safety evaluation; structural modifications and renovations to the existing dam.  BAI also provided waterway construction permits; CADD construction plans; landscape restorations; erosion/sediment control; field survey and right-of-way acquisition and site access requirements. BAI’s construction phase services included inspection, shop drawing review and small dam certification.