GLDD Bags Galveston Gig
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has won an $11.5 million contract (with options) for hopper dredging of the Galveston Ship Channel, Outer and Inner Bar Channels, and Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef in Galveston and Chambers Counties.
Maintenance dredging will remove approximately 433,000 cubic yards (CY) from Galveston Entrance Channel and Outer Bar Section numbers 7-9; 725,000 CY from Inner Bar Channel, Section numbers 10-13; and 387,000 CY from Houston Ship Channel, Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Section numbers 16-19.
Option 1 is for maintenance dredging of 386,000 CY from Galveston Extended Entrance Channel (Section numbers 1-4); Option 2 is for maintenance dredging of 463,000 CY from Galveston Entrance Channel, (Section 5 and 6); and Option 3 is for maintenance dredging of 13,000 CY from Houston Ship Channel, Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, (Section numbers 14 and 15).
Work will be performed in Galveston, Texas, with an estimated completion date of October 7, 2015.