According to msnbc.com, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a $2,765,000 contract for dredging and site improvements at Duluth-Superior Harbor.
Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., will dredge 143,500cubic yards of sediment and deposit the shoaled material in the Erie Pier Confined Disposal Facility, CDF, in Duluth, Minn.
This dredging project is expected to begin in mid-July and wrap up by late November.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, maintains a navigation system that includes 94 harbors and the Great Lakes Connecting Channels that join lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, St. Clair and Erie.
Dredging Today Staff, July 10, 2012; Image: marinetechduluth