Weeks Marine Inc., one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, has won a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for construction and repair of existing earthen levees and stone dikes and dredging of borrow sites in Lake Pontchartrain.
Work will be performed in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2015.
Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. The Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is the contracting activity.
Weeks Marine is the only operator of hydraulic, hopper and clamshell dredges based on the East Coast and it is the largest provider of these services in the Gulf region.