Elevator & River Barge Terminal

Description
Project

Grain Elevator & River Barge Terminal

Location
Brandenburg, KY
Details
  • Elevator with conveyor belt to barge terminal on the Ohio River
  • Complete civil design – utilities and roads
  • Complete structural design – reinforced concrete bin, pits and conveyor tower foundations
  • Conveyor towers were in floodway of Ohio River
    • Using HEC-RAS, had to show “no-rise”
    • Permitted through Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet – Water Division
  • Multiple design modifications to facilitate construction through one of the wettest, coldest winters in recent history for that area