Picture of the Day: Absecon Inlet Works Begin

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun demolition work along the Absecon Inlet in the northern end of Atlantic City.

USACE and its contractor are building a sections of a seawall and rebuilding a part of the boardwalk in partnership with the state and city.

The $43 million project will provides flood and coastal storm damage reduction along Absecon Inlet.

Phase one of the project includes construction of a seawall and Boardwalk from Oriental Avenue to Melrose Avenue. The completion of the phase 1 has been set for late 2016.

The second phase of the project will begin later this year and should end in about a year. The work on the phase three will start next spring and is expected to be finished by summer 2017.

 

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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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