Nikiski Dredging Project on the Table

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a permit application for the dredging of an area in Cook Inlet around the Rig Tenders Dock in Nikiski.

In the application, submitted by ASRC Marine Support, the applicant is proposing to conduct maintenance dredging in order to remove up to 12,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from the Cook Inlet area, Alaska.

According to the applicant, dredging would be conducted during low tide using bulldozers, cranes or excavators. Dredged material would be removed to -10 feet below the mean low water mark.

The public comment period on the proposed Nikiski dredging project is open through February 7.


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