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Power Plant Intake Underwater Structure Repair

UCC performed an inspection on the raw water intake structures of a power generation facility. Findings revealed that 75% of the structure cap and support members underneath the cap had collapsed over the winter. While final repair drawings were being developed UCC performed emergent repairs starting with the removal of [...]

2018-05-24T14:32:51+00:00April 6th, 2015|

Midwest nuclear station water intake structure repair

In the spring of 2013 Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) worked with a Midwest nuclear station to develop a repair plan for the sites raw water intake structure. In July 2013 the formal award was given whereby the mobilization of UCC’s crew and work vessel the “Salvor” began. The intake crib [...]

2017-12-08T20:01:20+00:00April 1st, 2015|

Dam Spillway Gate Sill Plate Replacement

An underwater inspection was performed determining that a sill plate was deteriorated beyond repair and then confirmed by engineering review. Using hydraulic underwater cutting equipment the old sill plate and concrete was carefully removed. Concrete forms were fabricated and installed underwater allowing UCC to place new concrete. Installation consisted of [...]

2018-05-24T20:33:49+00:00January 4th, 2015|

Dam Spillway Apron Repair

Underwater inspections determined that 19 of 24 spillway block sections were subjected to years of erosion. UCC provided skilled divers and specialized underwater tooling to remove the damaged concrete. The substandard rebar was removed using an exothermic cutting torch and new rebar matting was installed as required by engineering specification. [...]

2018-05-24T20:34:11+00:00January 3rd, 2015|
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