In the state of New Hampshire, you may only repair existing crib dock structures. Due to the environmental impact that cribs have on submerged wetlands and the crushing effect on the ground structure, the NH Department of Environmental Services does not allow for the construction of new cribs. The crib dock’s main nemesis is ice. This is especially true when this type of dock is left unbubbled during the winter season. The team at Northeast Dock and Barge has years of experience in rebuilding existing crib docks, and permitting for these grandfathered structures is relatively easy.
The main enemy of the crib dock is ice and rot. Though impressive structures for their ability to with stand the ice movement in spring.