USACE to Discuss Alaska Deep-Draft Port Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will present findings on the Tentatively Selected Plan for the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study.

The meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. April 16 at St. Joseph’s Church in Nome.

The Tentatively Selected Plan calls for expanding the Port of Nome by extending the causeway 2,150 feet, adding another 450-dock, and dredging a channel and turning basin to minus 28-feet mean lower low water, or MLLW.

The draft report is an integrated feasibility and environmental assessment study. Included with the report are several appendixes documenting the study findings for hydraulics and hydrology, economics, cost engineering and real estate.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

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

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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