After Keiko was relocated Mountain States was called in to convert the tank into the Passages of the Deep Exhibit. The exhibit construction consisted of the placement of a 112-foot long acrylic tube through the exhibit, allowing viewers to see the exhibit above, below, and to either side. The exhibit consists of a near coastal environment with a wave-making machine, a mid coastal environment consisting of a shipwreck separated by the viewing tube, and an open-ocean exhibit consisting of deep-sea life.
Design and Construction by Mountain States
AON Build America Award: National Recognition for Excellence in the Construction Industry. Criteria included state-of-the-art advancement, excellence in project management, innovation in construction techniques or materials, excellence in client service, contribution to the community, meeting the challenge of a difficult job and sensitivity to the environment and surroundings.
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