Radio Tower Bay Dredging Begins

The $4 million worth St Louis River Estuary habitat restoration project is underway at Radio Tower Bay in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The main objective of the project is to remove approximately 115,000 cubic yards of wood waste and unclassified sediment from approximately 29 acres of the Bay.

Dredging operation are being performed by a barge stationed in the bay and will last until November 15th, according to a local news website.

The hydraulically dredged material will be transported approximately 1.3 miles north of the project site to Mud Lake via a temporary slurry transportation pipeline system and dewatered using geotextile tubes.

Dredged material will be stored in the tubes on‐site for at least one year to allow full dewatering. Reuse of the material is planned as topcover on industrial clean up and restoration sites on adjacent properties.

Restoration will include appropriate grading to original condition, removing temporary erosion and sediment control structures and re‐vegetating exposed soils.

The project was developed by NOAA in cooperation with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Land Trust.

October 10, 2014

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Aug 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply