International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

GLDD Completes Delaware Storm Reduction Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District completed dredging for the Bethany/South Bethany and Fenwick Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects in Delaware on August 9. The Corps awarded the $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) to pump 659,000 cubic yards of sand onto… Read More

Book Review: River Horse

This book by William Least Heat-Moon tells of the author's boat journey by river from the Atlantic to the Pacific Coast of the United States in a 22-foot dory. It evokes many dredging images because it is about the navigable rivers whose channels are maintained by dredging. It is an important book for anyone interested in rivers. This review gives a dredging overlay to some of Heat-Moon's experiences. Read More