Underwood Creek Restoration Project in Full Swing

Work on the Underwood Creek natural habitat restoration project in the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, is in full swing, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.

The project consists of the removal of approximately 4,000 linear feet of concrete channel along the lower end of Underwood Creek, located along the western edge of the Milwaukee County Grounds.

Restoration efforts will restore the area’s aquatic ecosystem habitat to a more natural setting through the addition of natural stream features (meanders, shelter areas, and deep riffle pool complexes).

The contract, awarded last September to Michels Corporation of Montgomery, will be completed complete by the spring of 2018.

At the moment, the contractor is removing concrete, installing sheet pile, excavating and preparing for stone installation in the upper reach of the project.

 

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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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