Diamond Manufacturing Building Ro/Ro Dock For Port Of Tampa

Construction of a new roll-on/ roll-off dock for the Port of Tampa, Fla., will begin in December under a $658,000 contract awarded by the Tampa Port Authority.

The facility, which will be adjacent to Public Berth 202 at the Holland Terminal, will fill an important need at the port, according to port director Guy N.


C o n s t r u c t i o n contract was awarded to Diamond Manufacturing Co. of Savannah, Ga., the low bidder.

The 15,400-square-foot platform will be of concrete construction supported by concrete piles, and will be capable of accommodating the newest generation of ro/ro vessels and those to be built in the future.

Approximately 20 acres of open storage area is available in the immediate vicinity of the dock.

Additional acreage can be made available as the need arises, Mr.

Verger said.

The dock is located near arterial roads and interstate highways.

Completion is scheduled for September 1978.

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