Repair Work Underway at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, has begun embankment repair work to remedy longstanding erosion behind the Sam Rayburn reservoir project office and along the shoreline of Overlook Park.

According to the Corps, the repair work will prevent additional erosion and help stabilize the shoreline and facilities located at the reservoir and park by putting rip rap stone protection in place.

To ensure public safety, Overlook Park, the project construction site, and adjacent shoreline will remain a restricted area and closed to the public for the duration of the project,” said USACE. “The public may experience slow traffic and minor delays related to the work and construction along Recreation Route 255 across the dam as materials and equipment are delivered to the work site.”

The work is scheduled to be completed in January 2018 at which time public access will resume.

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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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