Massey Coal Terminal (Pier IX) Newport News, VA

Piers & BulkheadsMassey Coal Terminal (Pier IX) Newport News, VA
Owner : Massey Coal Company
Location : Newport News, VA

McLean Contracting Company entered the bulk materials handling construction market on a large scale with the completion of the Massey Coal Terminal in Newport News, Virginia.  Massey Coal Terminal loaded the first ship through its new $125 million facility on December 16, 1982, 15 ½ months after McLean moved onsite.  McLean Contracting Company was general contractor for the four major divisions of the project:

1.  Landside Civil
2.  Reclaim and Escape Tunnels
3.  Waterside Civil
4.  Structural and Mechanical Erection

Principal items of work performed by McLean’s forces were:

  • Marine and Landside Pile Test Program
  • Cofferdam and Rotary Car Dumper Foundation
  • Pile Driving and Foundation Work
  • Concrete Bent and Tower Structures
  • Concrete Tunnel Floors
  • Limited Access Vehicular Tunnel
  • Miscellaneous Structures
  • Steel Sheetpile Bulkhead and Tie Back System
  • New Pier Extension Including Concrete Cylinder Pile
  • New Pier Fender System
  • Upgrading of Existing Cellular Pier and Crane Rails, Including Subaqueous Support of Existing Cells
  • Installation of Interlocking Paving Stones
  • Dewatering and Underdrain System fir Reclaim Tunnels

Structural Mechanical Erection

  • Tower Steel – Hoppers & Feeders
  • Conveyor Trusses – Rotary Car Dumper
  • Bent Steel – Shiploader including Lubrication, Hydraulics & Post Piping
  • Conveyor Modules – Conveyor, idlers, Pulleys, Drives, Etc.
  • Chutes, Skirts – Conveyor Belt
  • Millwright – Commissioning
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