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Great Lakes wins contracts worth more than $50 Mln

Great Lakes wins contracts worth more than $50 Mln

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the biggest dredging service provider in the United States, reported on Monday receiving several dredging awards totalling $51.1 million.

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The CPRA Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation Project includes developing a new marsh area in Cameron Meadows, La., using material dredged offshore in the Gulf of Mexico from a borrow source. Work will commence on this project in the fourth quarter of 2020.

The Oak Island Beach Project includes installing beach fill material, excavated from the borrowing area designated for Jay Bird Shoals, along about three and a half miles of beach for the Town of Oak Island, N.C .. The initiative also involves the planting of dune grass on berm restore areas. Research will start in the 4th quarter of 2020.

The awarded work includes:

  • CPRA Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation Project (Coastal Protection, Louisiana, $28.6 million)
  • Oak Island Beach Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $15.4 million)
  • New York and New Jersey Harbor, Port Jersey Channel Maintenance Dredging Federal Navigation Project (Maintenance, New Jersey, $4.2 million)
  • Jacksonville Harbor Maintenance Dredging  Project (Maintenance, Florida, $2.9 million)

The New York and New Jersey Bay, Port Jersey Channel Maintenance Dredging Federal Navigation Program includes maintenance dredging of shoaled material with offshore disposal at the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS), which is about five miles east of Sandy Hook, N.J. Mechanical dredging work will begin on this program in July 2020.

The Jacksonville Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project consists of dredging channel repairs at different locations within the Jacksonville Harbor Lower Terminal Channel. Work on this project is due to finish in September 2020.

Maritime Business World 

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