Bathtub Reef Beach Renourishment Scheme Kicks Off

Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement.

The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season.

The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also be included in this beach renourishment project, the County stated.

Ferreira Construction has moved the Lori Hill Dredge to the east side of the area in the St. Lucie Inlet known as Borrow Area C.

Through mid-March, dredging works will take place in Borrow Area C within the St. Lucie Inlet flood shoals.

The pipeline corridor will cross the inlet and the pipeline will be submerged as it crosses the navigation channel and re-emerges onto the beach at the North Jetty moving north.

The booster pump will be floating just west of the shoal in the impoundment basin in the St. Lucie Inlet.

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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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