The US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded Manson Construction Co. a $23.6 million Kings Bay maintenance dredging contract.
According to the fbo.gov site, the Kings Bay dredging contract was awarded on December 21, 2016.
Under the deal, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and Kings Bay Inner Channel in Camden County, GA and Nassau County, FL.
The material to be excavated during the works is set for distribution among the North Beach Disposal Area, the Fernandina Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site, the Fernandina Nearshore Disposal Area and the Fort Clinch Disposal Area.
The contract also includes turbidity monitoring, endangered species monitoring, vibration monitoring, beach fill quality control and sea turtle non-capture trawling.
The scheduled date for completion of the project is mid-2017.