GLDD Nabs Anchorage Channel Dredging Deal
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has been announced as a winner of a $7.1 million contract for New York – New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project Anchorage Channel Utility Corridor and shoal removal.
The authorized project will provide 50 ft water access to the 4 mile long Anchorage Channel from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to its confluence with the Port Jersey Channel.
It involves the removal of material from the four separate utility corridors in the Anchorage Channel, two spanning across the channel between Brooklyn and Staten Island and two located next to the Brooklyn in the southern portion of the area.
Work will be performed in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York; and Jersey City and Bayonne, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2016.