Skansie Brothers Netshed Pier Restoration Project
Gig Harbor, Wash. – February 28, 2012 – On Monday February 27th, Quigg Brothers Construction completed the first phase for the Skansie Brothers Netshed Pier Restoration Project in historic downtown Gig Harbor.
The project included the removal of deteriorated pile and framing timbers and the reconstruction of the supporting structure including piles, pile caps and joist of the 100 year old historic Skansie Netshed, one of Gig Harbor’s most iconic structures.
The City praised Quigg Brothers work on the project, which due to permit conditions imposed on the project by Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Army Corp of Engineers, was very labor intensive. All work of removing and replacing the old piles was performed by hand without the use of equipment and all work was conducted at night during the low tide cycle.
The project was funded by City fund and a grant from the National Trust and American Express after city residents worked hard in 2010 to “vote” and win the American Express grant. That effort made phase one restoration possible.
The project was completed on time and on budget. The second and final phase is still pending financing.
The City of Gig Harbor can be reached at (253) 851-8136.
Contact the City of Gig Harbor at (253) 851-8136 or www.cityofgigharbor.net