Old Lyme Dredging Proposal Passes Smoothly

Around 140 people crowded into the Old Lyme Town Hall’s Meeting Room on Tuesday night to hear a presentation on a proposal to dredge the lower stretches of both Black Hall and Four Mile Rivers, the LymeLine reports.

Described as a “rare opportunity” for the town, the proposal, if passed, would be fully funded by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) to the tune of over $1.6 million.

A number of questions were raised during the public comment session, but the motion was fairly rapidly brought to a vote.

The proposal passed easily with 117 in favor and 11 against, according to the LymeLine.

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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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