USA: Dredging on Manistee Harbor Completed
The U.S. Corps of Engineers Detroit District, has completed dredging of Manistee Harbor in west Michigan, reports ludingtondailynews.com.
MCM Marine of Sault Ste. Marie dredged 72,698 cubic yards from the harbor, placing the dredged materials near the shoreline just south of the harbor. Dredging began June 24 and concluded on July 12. The total project cost was $406,753.
“We are pleased to complete the dredging of Manistee Harbor as part of our oversight of the Great Lakes Navigation System,” said Lt. Col. Robert Ells, district engineer. “Keeping the shipping channels open helps protect local jobs and permits transport of products in the most economical and environmentally friendly manner.”
Dredging Today Staff, August 1, 2012