International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Blair Waterway Informational Meeting to be Held January 17

Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. Such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big ship… Read More

American Uses GPS for Rock Placement

American Construction Company used a system of three GPS receivers to accurately cover a 2:1 slopt with armor rock. The real-time positioning system is a modification of Lyman Burk's WinOps program. the clamshell dredge |!|Mukilteo|!| with 50-foot beam on a 120-foot barge used a rock skip to place a precise amount of stone in each placement area on the template in the Blair Waterway Tacoma Washington. Read More