Pier - Boca Grande

Kelly Brothers (KBI) demolished the existing 2,900 sq. ft. fishing pier and constructed a 10’ x 160’ long access dock with a 50’ x 18’ terminal platform, and a five-step mooring platform. All of the demolition, material staging, and reconstruction work was completed off of KBI’s 30’ x 120’ barge due to limited access to the jobsite via land. The new structure was constructed to endure the South Florida elements with large 4” x 16” cap boards, 3” x 12” stringers, and Durasleeve wrapped 12” wood pilings. In addition, “Mother Nature Resistant” WearDeck composite decking was used for the deck and handrails. The entire project took nine weeks to complete.

763 South Harbor Drive
Boca Grande, FL 33921

Boca Bay Master Association, Inc.

Hans Wilson and Associates
3584 Exchange Avenue
Suite B
Naples, FL 34104-3732


Date Completed:
November 2019

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What our Clients are Saying

Kelly Brothers was commissioned to construct a meandering 1,200 lineal foot elevated boardwalk, through our environmentally sensitive wetland. Our goal was to construct an elevated boardwalk and shell paths through this coastal habitat while respecting the mangrove forest, salt marsh, as well as the oak hammock uplands. The chorography technique Kelly Brothers created was truly impressive. As a result, there was no disturbance or destruction to any part of the surrounding area.

~ Al Meronek, Project Manager
Neal Preserve, Bradenton, Manatee County

What our Clients are Saying

During construction Kelly Brothers proved their expertise in marine construction by value engineering various components of our multi-faceted project, which resulted in a considerable cost savings to the City of Naples. They have a knowledgeable staff with a strong work ethic and the specialized equipment to deliver a quality product at a competitive price.

~ Roger Jacobsen, Harbor Master
City Dock, Naples

What our Clients are Saying

KBI was very cooperative in developing solutions to an unforeseen subsurface condition that occurred during installation of the piling. They negotiated the extra
work compensation fairly, and they proceeded with the work with no delays to the project.

~ Todd Boehmer, Amec Foster Wheeler, Project Engineer
Arcadia Bridge, Arcadia

What our Clients are Saying

Congratulations to the team for a great project. The KBI crew was outstanding. It is rare that a crew completes a dredge project without the need for a punch list at the end.  Thanks to Jake, Travis, and especially to Raul and his crew.

~ Mark Kincaid P.E., Vice President of Engineering
Coastal Engineering Consultants

What our Clients are Saying

Kelly Brother’s commitment to customer satisfaction, quality work, and on budget performance was proven at every level and every project. The result of our working together has been building one of the area’s premier marinas and recently garnered National Marina of the Year. We certainly consider their work as an integral part of this achievement!

~ Sam Chavers, Vice President
Marina Jack, Sarasota