Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has won another major dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
This time it is the $25 million contract for a cutterhead pipeline dredge that will perform Pascagoula Harbor dredging project, with an estimated completion date of October 9, 2016.
The project area is located primarily within Mississippi Sound, a shallow coastal lagoon which extends 9 miles offshore and encompasses the area between Mobile Bay, Alabama to the east and Lake Borgne, Louisiana, in the west.
Bids for the project were solicited via the Internet with three received. The Corps, Mobile, Alabama, was the contracting activity.