Vilano Pier Floating Dock
St. Augustine, florida
Matthews Design Group (MDG) engineered design specifications for a 100-foot floating dock perpendicular to the Vilano Pier to allow boaters to access the Vilano Town Center. This project was especially challenging because the dock location is subjected to a substantial amount of boat traffic, large wind-generated waves, and extreme tidal currents.
Teaming with other consultants, MDG reviewed the existing site conditions that would impact design and construction, including proposed loading conditions on the floating docks, and using these design requirements, developed performance specifications for the floating dock system and gangways, ensuring function and longevity. MDG through its subconsultants also conducted a bathymetric survey and water analyses as needed to complete the design and permitting requirements for this project.
- Review site conditions
- Develop performance specifications
- Review of contractor submittals
- Construction support
- Water circulation and flushing analysis
- Bathymetric survey
- Permitting with Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the United States Army Corps of Engineers