Modular Dry Dock Enclosures with Retractable Roofs
Summit Metal Fabricators was hired by the U.S. Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, NH to design, fabricate, assemble and test a Modular Dry Dock Enclosure System that features motorized, retractable roof section that are designed to allow the Navy to assemble and dissassemble the enclosures for multiple uses within its own shipyard.
Comprised of over 197,000 pounds of steel, this modular construction project included two (2) 50,000 pound modular roof sections, supported by a single, 85 foot long steel truss weighing approximately 25,000 pounds.
U.S. Navy - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Special Structural Steel Fabrications
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Specially designed enclosures allow the Navy to assemble and disassemble for multiple uses.