New Sand Arrives at Ocean City Beaches

The first phase of the south end beach replenishment project is complete, Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian announced in his weekly update.

Pipe has now switched to pump south toward 49th Street,” Gillian said. “Dune crossover work is ongoing at 37th and 38th streets.”

The beach is currently closed between 43rd and 45th streets, with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) pumping sand near 44th Street beach.

The sand is being gathered from a borrow site located approx 2.5 miles offshore of Strathmere.

The current project schedule calls for dredging operations to be completed in early July, with equipment demobilization to follow. The project is being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is 100% federally funded at a total cost of $ 57 million.

 

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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. 

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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