Although interrupted by Hurricane Matthew, work on the Cherry Grove Dredging Project has resumed, according to the City of North Myrtle Beach latest announcement.
The dredging contract has been awarded to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Florida, which submitted a $3.3 million bid, the North Myrtle Beach Times informs.
Orion Marine’s employees are back on site and are again working on putting together the pipeline.
Also, highway transport permits for hauling the two dredgers that will be used in the project have been issued.
On October 17, the company will begin transporting the dredgers from Louisiana to North Myrtle Beach and they should be there by the end of that week, the City said in the announcement.