TEL: (703) 765-DIVE
FAX: (703) 765-0008
MELKA MARINE, INC.
3119 BURGUNDY ROAD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22303
TEL: 703-765-DIVE (3483) FAX: 703-765-0008
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Marine, Inc. was mentioned in the “Around Town” section of the
Frederick, MD news publication, “LOCAL”, for work being performed at the
spillway at Carol Creek in Baker Park.
Melka Marine, Inc. recently
completed replacement of two boat ramps at Pohick Bay Regional Park for the
No.Va Regional Park Auth. The project
involved removing concrete sections and rip rap of the existing ramp, dredging
approximately 600 CY of river sediment, installation of gravel sub-base and
installing 56 sections of ArmorFlex™ concrete mats measuring 4’ x 25’ and 8’ x25’ which
extended the boat ramps about 45’ each.
Railroad Bridge Inspections
Norfolk Southern Railroad
Corp. awarded their 2014 Underwater Bridge Inspection to Melka Marine, Inc. in
late May 2014. Fifty-five bridges will
be inspected in 9 states, which began in June 2014. The divers will travel from Florida to New
Jersey and perform Level I and II
underwater inspections (visual and tactile) determine if any of the following
piling, sheet pile walls (bulkheads), sheet pile cells and fender systems, (if
deterioration (ex. Cracks, settlement, etc.).
condition necessary for repairs.
The inspections will be
prepared under the auspices of the National Bridge Inspection Standard (NBIS)
program requirements. The inspections
will be performed by our qualified bridge inspector-diver team and a report for
each will be prepared under the direction of a licensed professional engineer.
Melka Marine, Inc.
previously performed underwater inspections of 115 railroad bridges for Norfolk
Southern and Northern Western railroads.
We look forward to working with Norfolk Southern again.
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