USA: Army Corps Presents Delaware River Dredging Plan

Army Corps Presents Delaware River Dredging Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging project.

This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000.

Dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet to 45 feet plus 1 foot allowable over depth limited by a vertical plane through the required depth contour.

The solicitation for this project will be issued on or about 25 June 2013 with bid opening date of 25 July 2013.

All work and services under this contract shall be completed no later than 31 December 2013.

The estimated cost range of the project is between $10 mln and $25 mln.

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Source:, June 12, 2013