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Beneficial Use in the Illinois River Valley: Manufacturing Soil from Dredged Material

On March 19, the Great Lakes Dredging Team hosted a webinar with Chuck Theiling from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to discuss methods and current projects for manufacturing custom soil blends from dredged sand. The presentation, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material: Can Soil… Read More

St. Paul District Uses Federal Beneficial Use Program to Study Island Creation in Upper Mississippi

In March 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District released the Draft Feasibility Study Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment for the Pigs Eye Lake project in Ramsey County, Minnesota. For the last two years, under the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 204, the Corps has studied the… Read More

AIWA Advocates for Increasing Funds to Dredge the M-95 Intracoastal Waterway

Department of Transportation-designated marine highway M-95 needs to be improved to provide for an integrated marine transportation system on the U.S. Atlantic Coast. That is clear to Brad Pickel and a broad group of his maritime partners including the dredging industry. “A viable Marine Highway 95, the Intracoastal… Read More

Dredging the Clatskanie River

Government agencies appeared to hinder rather than help the community of Clatskanie Oregon when the tiny community planned a flood control dredging project in their river which flows through the center of town. It had flooded disastrously in February 1996. Ogden Beeman & Associates was hired to perform hydraulic modeling of flood reduction options for the river which is a federally authorized channel. Read More

Great Lakes Finishes Mystic River Job

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company complete the first part of a $31.9 million contract for the Boston Harbor Deepening project in which the channles are being deepened to 40 feet from the existing 35 feet. This article describes the project in detail including which dredges are in use cost mitigation and placement of clean and contaminated materials. Read More