GLDD Wins Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Contract

Image source: GLDD

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.3 million contract for the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement.

Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said.

The work consists of dredging beach fill from an offshore borrow area located approximately 2 miles offshore, and placement of the material onto the beaches.

The project will be performed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of July 14, 2017.

The protective storm berm reduces damages expected to occur during severe storm events. The advanced nourishment berm acts as a buffer for the protective storm berm against long term erosional forces.

This beach fill work includes complying with the requirements of the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammals Protection Act.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Aug 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

SEMINAR ON DREDGING AND RECLAMATION (SINGAPORE)

This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site…

read more >

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters

Potential authors are invited to submit abstracts on international projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions…

read more >

2017 WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE

The conference will also reveal how the Erie Canal, North America’s most important manmade waterway, helped Syracuse transform from…

read more >

Port Development MENA Conference

Hear from industry professionals from Dubai Maritime City Authority, King Abdullah Economic City…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you’ll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply