Corps Unveils MKARNS Dredging Plan (USA)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) dredging project.
The work consists of dredging navigation channel in designated areas located between Navigation Miles 0 and 444.8 on the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System; between Miles 10 and 255 on the White River. Dredged material is to be placed in designated areas.
The work involves dredging between 500 and 1,000 stations. A station of dredging is equivalent to 100 feet advance by the dredge in a cut that averages 150 feet in width at the base of the cut and averages 3 feet of depth.
The proposed contract will be issued as an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract.
Dredging Today Staff, December 19, 2012; Image: usace