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Two Years of Dredging Removes Decades of Muck from Florida’s Eau Gallie River

A $24 million dredging project on the Eau Gallie river in Melbourne, Florida that was decades overdue, wrapped up on March 31. Florida Dredge & Dock of Tarpon Springs, Florida removed the equivalent of 40,000 dump truck loads of muck. Material was dredged, piped to a dredged material management area… Read More

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