NJDOT Resumes Shark River Dredging Program

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced that the project to dredge the Shark River in Monmouth County would resume.

The Shark River channels will be closed starting Tuesday, September 6 at noon until Friday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m.

After that, the project will assume a 24/5 schedule closing the channel from Mondays at 7:00 a.m. until Fridays at 7:00 p.m.

Work is expected to complete early this winter.

“Mariners should be advised that State Aids to Navigation (ATON) have been removed for the duration of the project. All mariners, including those utilizing human powered craft, should be especially alert to project pipeline routes and crossings,” NJDOT stated.

Efforts to dredge the Shark River have been underway for well over a decade.

After Superstorm Sandy, the need to dredge the river increased significantly due to sediment deposited by the storm, impeding navigation within those channels.

Mobile Dredging and Pumping Co. was awarded the $7.6 million contract in the summer of 2015 to restore the state channels to allow safe passage for recreational and commercial traffic.

The project requires dredging sediment comprised of sand and silt. The sediment will be hydraulically dredged and piped to a mechanical dewatering operation near the Belmar Marina.

 

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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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