International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Cottrell Contracting Starts Work at Virginia Navigation Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet federal navigation project in Virginia. The new contract started in May, with completion projected for September. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of dredged material will… Read More

Portland District Closes Comment Period on Channel Dredging

On May 1, the Portland District closed a public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the federal navigation channel dredging and dredge material placement. The Corps is proposing operations and maintenance dredging and dredge material placement for four federal navigation channels at Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old… Read More

FIND Sponsors ICW Maintenance Dredging Project

The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is sponsoring a maintenance dredge project of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) channel to -10 ft Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) — its federally authorized depth — in a 4.5-mile section from the Port of Palm Beach to the Town of Palm Beach Docks. This portion of… Read More

EPA Releases Second Report on Hudson River Superfund Project

On April 11, EPA released its second five-year review report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The report looked to determine if the remedy was successful, as outlined by the 2002 Record of Decision (ROD). For now, EPA will defer its final determination about the protectiveness of the remedy… Read More