20 June 2008
BY CHASE PURDY
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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1 Comments:


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.