Contract Awarded for Projects in Harrison and Monona Counties

The USACE has awarded a construction contract to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, for Rock Structure Modifications at the Deer Island Top Width Widening Project in Harrison County, Iowa, and Middle Decatur Embankment Repair in Monona County, Iowa.

Work at Deer Island will include the lowering or shortening of approximately 19 existing rock structures between river miles 670.7 and 672.4 of the Missouri River.

Approximately 1,250 tons of rip rap will be placed along the north bank at Missouri River Mile 670.9.

Work at Middle Decatur Bend will include placement of approximately 5,200 cubic yards of sand, gravel and compacted impervious material at the existing Middle Decatur Bend Embankment near Missouri River Mile 687.

All construction work will take place beginning in late fall of 2016 with completion anticipated in late fall of 2017.

 

 

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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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