20 June 2008
The Post and Courier
If the island beneath the new Charleston Harbor Pilots Association building washes away, the structure will hold its own ground, thanks to disaster-scenario engineering.

After eight months of construction, 40,000 pounds of steel, 32 concrete piles and $1.3 million, the new pilot house nears completion, providing a better facility for those handling the ships entering port, and one secure against hurricane-force winds. The old building was moved in December 2007, and since then, the harbor pilot team has worked from a trailer at 6 Concord St.
Read the rest of the story here at The Post and Courier.

EDIT: This story was picked up by several papers and broadcasting stations along the eastern coast via the Associated Press. Check out: The Charlotte Observer, Channel Four in Charleston, The State, Channel Ten in Columbia, The Sun News, Greensboro media, The Tuscaloosa News, and The Herald. I haven't searched extensively, so it might have made other papers as well.

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posted by Chase at 10:42 AM |


At July 24, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Anonymous Anonymous

Hey! How cool is that!!
To have another paper pick up an
article of yours.