Construction of Liquid Cargo Dock 6 and Rehabilitation of Liquid Cargo Dock 3
The Port of Brownsville will construct a new liquid cargo dock, Liquid Cargo Dock 6, and rehabilitate Liquid Cargo Dock 3 to improve and expand marine delivery and shipment of refined petroleum products including asphalt, gasoline, and low-sulfur diesel fuel. This project includes three components:
- Liquid Cargo Dock 6 includes dredging the berth area, construction of a bulkhead at the shoreline, placement of pile-supported mooring and breasting structures, a pile-supported concrete loading platform, upland pavement, pipe bridges, and a dock house.
- Repairs and enhancements to Liquid Cargo Dock 3.
- Maintenance dredging of nine existing docks.
Contractor: Triton Marine Construction Corporation
Projected date of completion: 18-24 months. Construction began in 2017