Tarsuit Caisson Retained Island in the
Canadian Beaufort Sea - Under Construction
Large marine caissons have been successfully used for a variety of applications including breakwaters, bridge foundations, marine terminals, offshore exploration islands, dams, airports and storm surge barriers. The construction engineers, structural engineers and geotechnical engineers on the BSCE staff are familiar with these applications and the engineering required for successful installation of caissons. They are also familiar with the many challenges associated with caisson installation and potential solutions to address these challenges.
BSCE's caisson services include:
  • Detailed Structural Design of the Caissons
  • Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis
  • Stability Analysis During Launch, Transport, Immersion and Sinking
  • Detailed Design of Caisson Ballasting Systems
  • Development of Caisson Launch Alternatives
  • Detailed Design of Caisson Launch Systems
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Value Engineering Studies
  • Studies to Evaluate Caisson Mooring and Positioning Systems
  • Detailed Design of Mooring and Positioning Systems
Complete Tarsuit Island in Use as Exploration Island in Winter


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