Morehead City Dredging Plan Unveiled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging program.

The work will consist of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff and Range A, and will involve removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged.

Disposal of dredged material will be in the Nearshore Placement Area, and the environmental window for disposal is 1 December to 30 April.

The quantity of material to be dredged, including allowable overdepth, is estimated to be approximately 500,000 cubic yards.

The total value of this deepening project is between $5 mln and $10 mln.

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Source: fbo.gov, September 26, 2014

 

 

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

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