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LOCATION OF PROJECT MODIFICATION OF DOCKS

6450 Estate Smith Bay, Per Fish & Game Requests
Plot No. C-2 C-1C and D-2 Eastern dock first 90' has 61ess piles
Zoning District: W-1 Waterfront Pleasure Increase Fiberglass grates less concrete
PWD Map No. 09-1053-772 Net reduction in no of piles of 24
St. Thomas, VI 00802 Pile impact was reduced by 61 sq. ft.

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DOLPHIN HABITAT

VICINITY &
LOCATION MAPS

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The Dolphin Bath House. - - - - - ­ Education Center: guests shall
ente r from the Gateway Gazebo
via a 6'-0" dock. This will not
The Gateway Gazebo is set at 5'-10" disturb the natural shoreline
above high tide and has a similar roof vegetation and has little or no
system as the Observation Platform. affect on the sea life in the area
Security gates and fencing will be as it will be built Yooithin the tidal
applied to the sides of the structure to shore line. The footill!ls and pile
provide a secured environment for system will be hand built on site. EMERICH & ASSOCIAlES­
The decks are planned to be ARCHlECTS
the dolphins. - - - - - - - - - - ­ Planning. Design,
pre<ast and set on the piles by Construction Adrri ristration
the barge. 66n Estate Harrrony
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This portion is sloped (1 :20) at ADA A concrete bulkhead built on
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standards to allow for the safe
shore at the hi!lh tide water line.
transition from the shore side This portion of the dock has
facilities. - - - - - - - - - - ­ fewer piles as it is near the shore
l ine and attached to shore
There is a staircase to the bulkhead.
Observation Platform The platform
provides shade fo r the viewing public Dock is sloped at ADA standards
and the height allow.; for the viev.er to to allow access for maintenance
look down into the water to watch the vehicles.
Dolphins. - - - - - - - - - - ­
Existing dock Yooill have
The Observation Platform is 15'-6"
maintenance work during the
above sea leve l. The roof frame is
project schedule.
integral of the structure Yooith a palm

fronds roofing system
The smaller v.orkin!l docks are
only 5' Yooide and located at 1' -
6" above hi!lh tide. This allow.;
a closer interaction betv.een
DIPs, Dolphin Interaction Platforms,
staff and Dolphins.
are special platforms partially
submerged. They fasten to the dock REVISIONS
Yooith a set of tracks that allow the Maternity Ward
raising and lov.ering of the platform.
Durill!l storm conditions these
platforms are safely submerged 8 Sedusion Area
feet below sea level . - - - - - - - ­
Medical Pen with Submersible
Floor.

(7) Dock Sections have built-in 24'­ Sanctuary Area
0" two tier Stadium Seating. - - - - ­
DOLPHIN HABITAT

Buoy Line - Security and PROJECT SITE
Protection zone for the Dolphins OVERVIEW
(40' offset from dock). Docking I Tourist Boarding area.

The Sea Gate Gangway opens to
allow boats access to the Main
Habitat for maintenance and as
part of the interaction activities. A 0.3
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AREA LEGEND
0 Mai n Habitat

D Sanctuary !>rea

• Seclusion Sector

. MecicaiPen

0 Maternity Ward

• Less Than 9' Depth

Main Habitat
30838 SF
USDA-APHIS under the MARINE MAMMAL
PROTECTION ACT (MMPA)
AWA; 9 CFR3.11
REQUIRES average depth of 9' and a formula for
AREA calculating the total surface area required (open
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REQUIRED space).
3,434 SF
12 DOLPHINS requires an area of 3,434 sftotal.
The main Coral World Habitat area which is 'iJ
deep or more is over 30,000 sf. This is more then
10 fold the required amount

"In the case of Dolphins more room is better. •

SancMry Ana
4154 SF

DOLPHIN HABITAT

AREA PLAN

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REVISIONS

DOLPHIN HABITAT

DOCK SITE PLAN

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DOLPHIN HABITAT

SPECIAUlY DOCK
PLANS

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OutterPen EMERICH & ASSOCIATES -
3' - 6"
SeaLevel ARCHITECTS
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SEA FLOOR
(ELEVATION VARIES)

OP South
1
1" 10'-0"

POLE LIGHTS (TURTLE FRIENDLY) FOR STAFF AND EMERGENCY CONDITIONS.
SECURITY FENCE WITH CONDUIT RUNNING TOP AND BOTTOM RAILS.
DOCK WAVE BREAK.

OutterPen
3' - 6"

SeaLevel
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CHAIN LINK MESH SEE SPECIFICATIONS.
12" FIBERGLASS C-CHANNEL (TYPICAL). The Eastern dock has new piling spacing.
12" DOCK PILES (TYPICAL). The first 80' if dock from the shore has been changed
from: two 20' sections and two 10' sections with 12 piles
to: three 30' sections with 6 piles (reduction of 6 piles)
The remaining dock has been redesigned resulting in a reduction of 12 piles REVISIONS
OP East

This is a total reduction of 18' piles. No Description Date
2
3/32" 1'-0"

GATEWAY PAVILION OBSERVAT ON PAVILION STADIUM SEAT AWN NG. STADIUM SEAT AWNING.
ObservationEve
24' - 0"

Observation Platform
15' - 6"
Gateway Eve
13' - 10"
Gateway Elev
5' - 10"
OutterPen
DOLPHIN HABITAT
3' - 6"
SeaLevel
0' - 0"

DOCK MAIN
ELEVATIONS
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1/16" 1'-0" Project number CORAL WORLD
Date JUNE 20, 2013
Drawn by BRIAN EMERICH
Checked by Brian Emerich

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NOTE:

DOCK DECK SECTIONS ARE TYPICALLY 12'-0" WIDE WITH SETS OF 4'-0" x 4'-0" OPENINGS TO WHICHI FIBERGLASS GRATES

ARE FITTED. DOCK LENGTHS CAN VARY BUT MOST ARE EITHER 12'-0" OR 24'-0" LONG. SOME SECnONS HAVE "STADIUM

SEAnNG" ATTACHED, OTHERS HAVE THE "DIPs" (DOLPHIN INTERACnON PLATFORMS). THE ENTRY RAMPS ARE SIMILAR

ONLY ON A SLOPE OF 1 IN 20. THERE IS CONDUIT RUN IN THE BEAM PORTIONS OF THE DOCK.

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DOCK SYSTEM
TYPICAL

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DOCK SYSTEM
TYPICAL

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DOLPHIN HABITAT

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EXTERIOR

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NOTE
PILE DIAMETER IS LARGER THAN lYPICAL DOLPHIN HABITAT
EXTENDED WAVE BREAKS TO OVER LAP
BY 1'-0" AND BOLT TOGETHER.

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INDIRECT LIGHTING FIXTURE

COVE LIGHTING FOLLOWING
CIRCUMFERENCE OF GAZEBO

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REFLECTED CEILING
Pl.ANSGG-OP

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11/W'J MATERNITY
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WARD ELEVATIONS

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REVISIONS

DOLPHIN HABITAT

ISOLATION PEN
ELEVATIONS

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DOLPHIN HABITAT
ACCESS DOOR - - - - - --'
FENCE TO ADJUST TO CONCRETE PORTI ON OF DOCK. WAVE BREAK WRAPS AROUND CORNER BOAT DOCK

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DOLPHIN HABITAT

SEA GATE
SECTIONS

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0 STADIUM SEAnNG 0 8TAIUU 8-EATING STRUCTI.RAL SE CTION
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STADIUM SEATING
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DIPs shall be
raised entirely out
of the water.
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Lower deck to be Planning. Design,
1'-6" above MHT.

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FLOATING DOCK PLATFORM

Storm Storage

DIPs can be
submerQed
coJllllete under the
water.

Lower deck to be
8'-0" belcm MHT.

REVISIONS

Normal Operation
DIPs normal
operation allcms
the top step to be
7" above the main
dock deck level of
3'-6". It can then
be lowered 7"
belcm the dock
deck. This is the
normal range of
operation when DOLPHIN HABITAT
patrons wi II have
access to the DIP. DIP DOLPHIN
INTERACTION



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REVISIONS

DOLPHIN HABITAT

DIP ELEVATION

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be completed from the dock deck without entering the water.
The Qate is secured @l the top C-Channel and alonQ the
perimeter or the frame@ Chain Unk mesh, and to the chain
link fence which is also secured with cablinQ to the piles and to
an additional C-Channel located near the bottom of the docks.

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