International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Brevard County Beaches Replace Sand Lost to Hurricanes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced the Brevard County Shore Protection Project got underway on February 1. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company was awarded a $17.5 contract to remove approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)… Read More

Destin Florida Officials Aim to Attach Holiday Isle Renourishment to Norriego Point Stabilization Project

City of Destin officials are planning to tag onto an existing dredging operation, the Norriego Point Stabilization, to replenish the severely eroded beach on Destin’s Holiday Isle. Moving forward with the project first required agreement from several sources. The Okaloosa County commissioners voted to spend approximately $2 million… Read More

Corps Taking Comments on Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Dredging Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting public comments on the operations and maintenance dredging and placement of dredged material of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). The Corps is preparing a Dredge Readiness and Operation Plan (DROP) for the GIWW that will outline maintenance dredging priorities over… Read More

Maintenance Dredging of Tampa and St. Petersburg Harbors Underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded $4,662,432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Florida, for Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging. While the work is being done as part of typical maintenance needs, it has been partially funded with Hurricane Matthew Supplemental Operations and Maintenance… Read More

Coastal Dredging Company To Dredge Tampa Harbor

Coastal Dredging Company of Hammond, Louisiana was awarded a $3.6 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District to conduct maintenance dredging in Tampa Harbor. The company will use hydraulic dredge Cledus to removed approximately 200,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from two channels, the Alafia River channel and turning basin… Read More

Dredged Material From The IWW Going to Bal Harbor Beach

Bakers Haulover, a part of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in Florida, will be dredged by Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach under a $1.6 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Florida Inland Navigation District is a sponsor of the project. The IWW is a federally authorized channel and requires dredging… Read More