Building on potentially liquefiable dredged fill
Operating in an antiquated facility in Astoria, Bornstein needed to construct a new state-of-the-art facility to support increased production from its Pacific fishing fleet. The project required working closely with the many regulatory agencies with jurisdiction over the waterfront property, including the Port of Astoria. PSM designed the 47,000 square foot facility, a tilt-up concrete building, with a pile-supported structural slab, as the building sits on top of potentially liquefiable dredged fill. The facility includes processing area for crab, shrimp, bottom fish and salmon, an 8,100 sq. ft. low temperature freezer, and a new unloading dock/pier for receiving seafood from its fishing fleet.