Corps Unveils Christina River Dredging Plan (USA)
The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding one Firm Fixed Price Contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 14 for Maintenance Dredging of the Wilmington Harbor Christina River, Delaware.
Dredging will be required to a depth of 38 feet MLLW (Datum) plus 1-foot allowable over depth within the contract work limits from Station 2+400 to Station 5+500.
This dredging programwill be required to a distance of 25 feet outside the North Channel edge when required dredging depths exist inside the channel along the perimeter of the north edge.
Dredging will be required to a distance of 25 feet outside the North Channel edge, north turning basin edges, and entrance widening (flare) when required dredging depths exist inside the channel and basin, along the perimeter of the aforementioned north limits.
No side slopes or end slopes are specified for this contract. Over depth dredging shall be limited by a vertical plane through the required depth contour.
The use of hopper or clamshell bucket dredging shall not be permitted under this contract. The Government-furnished disposal area available for use under this contract is Wilmington Harbor North Disposal Area.
The contract duration is 30 calendar days, and estimated cost range is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000.
Dredging Today Staff, February 3, 2012