Assembly approves $211,220 to repair barge ramp flotation tank
March 2, 2022
The cost to cap a hole and rebuild the flotation tanks at the barge ramp has escalated since the problem was discovered last fall.
The borough assembly on Feb. 22 approved a $211,220 contract with the only bidder for the job — Dave Miller, of Dave’s Welding & Repair.
“The repair work includes sandblasting and recoating the inside and outside of both tank sections and their uprights and welding 3/8-inch-thick double plates to the bottom of the larger tank,” staff reported to the assembly.
The assembly at its Nov. 9 meeting authorized $115,000 for the project to repair the flotation t...