USACE: Brooklyn Coastal Scheme Progresses Well

The U.S. Army Corps of engineers, New York District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Sea Gate coastal project in Brooklyn, where the USACE is constructing four T-groins to reduce erosion.

These operations are mainly benefiting the larger Coney Island coastal-storm risk reduction project immediately east of the area that has been providing storm risk reduction and public recreational benefits since 1995.

Under the $25.2 million contract, the crews will use roughly 100,000 tons of stones, varying from small bedding stone to stones ranging upwards of eight tons, to construct the T-groins.

The project also includes the placement of roughly 125,000 cubic yards of sand, with sand coming from the Gravesend Bay side of Sea Gate as well as dredged from the Rockaway Inlet Federal Navigation Channel.

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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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