Update on the Port of Long Beach. Doug Thiessen, P.E. Managing Director of Engineering . ACEC LA January 15, 2014. Port of Long Beach Premier gateway for U.S-Asia trade, major Southern California economic engine. Who We Are. 3,500 acres of land 4,600 acres of water
Port of Long Beach
Doug Thiessen, P.E.
Managing Director of Engineering
January 15, 2014
Premier gateway for U.S-Asia trade, major Southern California economic engine
3,500-acre Port moves cars, crude oil, petroleum coke, lumber and container cargoes.
14,000-TEU MSC Corte Real came in October 2013 – too wide to pass through the expanded Panama Canal.
Port has begun a $4 billion upgrade of facilities to stay competitive
$1.2 billion facility will be one of the most technologically advanced terminals in the world.
Phase 1 Currently Underway
Middle Harbor Redevelopment
305-acre facility under construction in two phases.
$1.3 billion cable-stay bridge; $650 million
design-build contract awarded to Shimmick,
FCC & Impregilo on July 2012.
Preliminary engineering complete, two-thirds through Right-of-Way work.
Demolition of Existing Bridge
On-Dock Rail Support Facility*
Ocean Blvd. Track Realignment
Pier G South
Middle Harbor On-Dock Rail
New FireboatTwo fireboats under construction in Seattle
(Next 12 months)
We face big challenges, but we see big opportunities that will bring a promising future to the Port of Long Beach