Marina Launch at Walnut Creek Closed for Dredging

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that the marina launch at the Walnut Creek access area in Fairview, Erie County, will be closed from April 5 to approximately April 20 due to a dredging project.

The access area will remain open during this time, PFBC said in its release.

The commission recently completed a $3.77 million project at the access area which involved constructing a new 800-foot concrete panel wall to encase the existing, deteriorated channel wall on the east bank. The wall connects to a new fishing pier that meets standards for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Also, approximately 850 feet of rock rip-rap slope protection along the west bank was removed and replaced with a permanent underwater key-way and rock platform, which will be used for future maintenance and dredging of the creek bottom.

 

 

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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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