The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces a recent contract award to restore and stabilize the Clinton River in Shelby Township, Michigan.
This restoration project, awarded to RBV Contracting, Detroit, Mich., for almost $1.8 million, is funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, managed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA.
The purpose of the Clinton River project in Shelby Township is to reduce bank erosion which is impacting stream habitat and to stabilize the eroding bank.
“This is one of several Clinton River Area of Concern projects with the ultimate goal to restore natural environmental functions within the Clinton River watershed,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.
This environmental restoration project consists of two habitat restoration projects in Shelby Township in Macomb County, Mich., referred to as the Shelby Picnic Restoration Site and Shelby Frisbee Restoration Site, located within River Bends Park.