Deaver Park Renovations on the Way

The Arlington City Council has just announced that the Deaver Park Renovation project is set to start this September.

The site, which sits east of the Sublett Road and Highway 287 intersection, will receive a major overhaul in the coming year, including new trails and playground equipment, rebuilding of the pond overlook, new park monument sign and pond dredging.

The city has hired Jacobs Engineering Group for the design work, which should start in September and take five months. After the design phase, the city will have a better timeline for the construction phase.

The 20-year-old park needs replacements including the pond that is in need of dredging due to a large amount of silt deposition that has occurred over the years.

The city is planning to dredge the pond so that the shallowest part is at least 4 feet to 5 feet deep. As silt flows downstream to the pond, it builds up and increases the likelihood of vegetation growth, which can block views of the pond entirely.

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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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