Ocean City Mayor: No Dredged Material for Shelter Road Center

New Jersey’s Ocean City will not pursue a proposed program to transfer dredged material to the Shelter Road Recycling Center, the city mayor Jay Gillian said last week.

The mayor made the announcement last Friday, after meeting with representatives of the Ocean Reef Condominium Association.

“Throughout my administration, I have always sought public feedback in the very early stages of any major project or new initiative,” Mr Gillian said in his weekly address.

“This information is extremely valuable to the success of any endeavor. In this case, there was an overwhelming amount of support both for and against the idea of using Shelter Road to help add capacity to our 2017 dredging program.

“While all of this input was considered, the primary factor in the decision was practical. It is just not feasible or financially viable to relocate all of the Public Works operations at Shelter Road to other parts of Ocean City.

The city had been considering use of the site as a temporary solution as litigation continues over the use of a site near 34th Street to store the spoils as part of the $20 million plan to dredge lagoons and bayfront areas too shallow for boating in the city.

 

 

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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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