Clam Pass Dredging Plans Approved (USA)

Clam Pass Dredging Plans Approved (file photo)

On Monday, the Pelican Bay Services Division approved the Clam Pass dredging plans.

On December 11, 2012, the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) clarified and reaffirmed that the Pelican Bay Services Division has the responsibility for advising the County on dredging and maintaining Clam Pass and for managing such activities for the County.

Two weeks ago, the Board of County Commissioners declared that the recent closure of Clam Pass constituted a valid public emergency requiring dredging of the Pass as soon as practicable. Services related to the permitting, surveying, engineering and construction phase engineering services were authorized and include:

Clam Pass Dredging Plans Approved

Construction drawings were delivered to the County Manager’s Office on Friday, January 18, 2013, by Humiston and Moore.

Approximately 20,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed from Clam Pass and used for inlet restoration and beach renourishment; services are to be performed with mechanical equipment.

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Press Release, January 22, 2013

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