- Company: Ceccanti Inc.
- Location: Orting, Washington
- Expected Completion Date: October 30, 2014
- Project Website
1.6 mile Levee along the Puyallup River protecting the city of Orting, 2 year 2 phase project that was complete in 1 phase in 8 months. 100,000cy export material over 230,000 tons imported levee Fill, over 138,000 tons quarry rock imported.
What impact does this project have on America?
We saved the Town of Orting Washington from a massive 50 year flood November 2014, This Project is on the list for national awards!
What interesting obstacles or unusual circumstances did you overcome to complete the project?
Massive Material Hauling and completing a 2 year project in a record breaking 8 months.
What dangers and risks did you encounter, and describe any extraordinary methods used to keep workers safe?
Very Wet Ground, used crane mats and hog fuel mulch to keep machines afloat on the muddy dirt
Dewatering was big scope on this project as well.
How did you leverage new technologies to work faster and reduce waste?
We just had a good group of people who had amazing determination and skills.