USA: Dredging Plan for Morehead City Harbor Introduced

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Morehead City Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Range A and Cutoff, Carteret County NC.

The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Range A and Cutoff. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged.

The dredging may be performed by hopper dredge, cutter suction dredge, and/or mechanical dredge (clamshell, dragline or dipper).

Dredging depth is 45 feet mean lower low water (MLLW) plus 2 feet of allowable overdepth.

Disposal of dredged material will be in the Nearshore Placement Area. The quantity of material to be dredged, including allowable overdepth, is estimated to be approximately 1,500,000 cubic yards.


Dredging Today Staff, November 6, 2012