Wilmington Harbor Dredging Plan Unveiled (USA)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor dredging program.
The project will include maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel, including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel and the North Carolina State Ports Authority berth areas.
The dredging work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since the various areas were last dredged.
During this deepening project, approx. 590,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned locations.
The total cost is between $1 mln and $5 mln, and proposals will be due on about December 17, 2013.
Source: fbo.gov, December 12, 2013