USA: Corps Introduces James River Dredging Plan

Corps Introduces James River Dredging Plan

The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers has announced the details about the maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by a hydraulic dredge and pipeline at various shoal locations on the James River Federal Navigation Channel.

The project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 26 feet with 1 foot of allowable overdepth at each respective dredging depth unless indicated otherwise in the Task Order.

The Contractor shall place the dredged material in the designated Government-furnished upland or overboard placement areas as identified in the individual task order. The target capacity for this contract is between $5,000,000.00 and $15,000,000.00, and will cover up to three years (base plus two option years).

The proposed contract will be an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with task orders issued for various dredging locations. The proposed construction duration for each year will be mid June 2013 to February 14, 2014 for the first task order.

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Press Release, January 29, 2013