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Old 11-28-2018, 10:33 AM   #1
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How would you feel about working in this hole?
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Old 11-28-2018, 10:48 AM   #2
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I'm fine working from my desk thank you!
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Old 11-28-2018, 02:56 PM   #3
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Old 11-28-2018, 03:06 PM   #4
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To me it would be a cool experience but then again I like working in and around water of any type. I could see some guys getting claustrophobic or something being in a reversed fish tank situation.
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Environment wise, it's really no different than working in a tilt wall building before the roof trusses are on. I know only one person who's ever worked in a coffer dam, and he related that the humidity was what made the working conditions miserable.
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There was a video circulating online about 15 years ago about a project, I believe in Dubai, where they were on shore but within feet of a body of water, with a similar setup with sheet piles to keep the water out, and it failed. I just looked for the video and can't find it. But if you search for "sheet pile failure" there's plenty to look at.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:50 PM   #7
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Environment wise, it's really no different than working in a tilt wall building before the roof trusses are on. I know only one person who's ever worked in a coffer dam, and he related that the humidity was what made the working conditions miserable.
Might be considered a confined space if they run gas/diesel/propane equipment in it.
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Sure I would do it.
No different then being under an aircraft carrier in dry dock..
It makes you feel like an ant.
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what is this for?
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what is this for?
Another Hugh Leatherman highway project for impoverished Florence, SC.
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I guess you need to pay attention to your surroundings and I wonder about the air quality with diesel engines running, I've never worked in an area like that.
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IIRC something similar was done in the Northeast in the early 1900s but it was enclosed. They couldn't figure out why men were dying, but, it was from the "bends" like divers who don't decompress.
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How would I feel ? Trapped comes to mind.
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For Shannahan Crane/Hoist went underground for Doe Run and Mississippi Lime companies.
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IIRC something similar was done in the Northeast in the early 1900s but it was enclosed. They couldn't figure out why men were dying, but, it was from the "bends" like divers who don't decompress.
Try 19th Century, Brooklyn Bridge pressurized cassions... the first time ever used.

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How would you feel about working in this hole?
That would be a creepy feeling! Death would be quick if the sheets failed.
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Sure I would do it.
No different then being under an aircraft carrier in dry dock..
It makes you feel like an ant.

I thought that view was cool. It looked like you were looking down a subway tunnel when you looked down the middle. I also liked the way it looked on the level between the flight deck and hanger bay. Hatch after hatch after hatch, if someone in the same color hardhat was coming the other way it looked like you were looking in a mirror. Only problem was lift feet duck head over and over, and duck a little lower to allow for your hardhat.
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I love any of that off the beaten path stuff. I would be first in line to go work there just to try it out. You could go fishing every lunch break.


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I would talk a big talk....then i would get the edge of the dam and my asshole would pucker up.

The money would need to be really good
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I love any of that off the beaten path stuff. I would be first in line to go work there just to try it out. You could go fishing every lunch break.


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