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Weeks Receives $62 million Louisiana Contract

Weeks Marine, Inc., Covington, Louisiana, was awarded on Oct. 26, 2009 a $61,810,000 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging approximately 6.8 miles of navigation channel and the design and construction of five new dredged material placement areas, including the proposed Shoal Point Pas 2,3,4, and 5, and the Pelican Island placement area. In additional work will include levee repair and rehabilitation, levee raising and shore protection for upland Pas 5 and 6. The levee repairs consist of restoring the levees to conditions prior to Hurricane Ike. Levee improvement includes levee raising and shore protection. Work is to be performed in Galveston County, Texas, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2011. Three bids were solicited with three bids received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, Galveston, Texas, is the contracting activity (W912HY-10-C-0004).

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